Wardley, Gateshead


Wardley is a residential area of Gateshead, adjacent to Heworth and Leam Lane. During the Medieval period Wardley a manor held by Durham Priory, first documented in 1264. There are earthwork remains of a moated site from this period. However, it was during the mid 19th century when Wardley grew rapidly as a mining community, with the opening of Wardley Colliery in 1855.

Wardley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear is a large residential area located to the South East part of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, 4 miles out of Newcastle upon Tyne on the border of South Tyneside. The postal code for Wardley is NE10. The population of the Gateshead MBC ward of Wardley and Leam Lane at the 2011 Census was 8,327.

Wardley is made up of mainly private housing. It contains 2 petrol stations, a restaurant, a unisex hairdressers and a number of news agencies. It is split in 2, across the A184 Felling by-Pass, and Lingey Lane.

Wardley is served by buses 4, M2, M3, M3A, 12, 26A, X36, 57, 68, 69, 69A, 92, 558 and 994. The nearest Tyne and Wear Metro station is Pelaw, the nearest Rail station is Heworth.

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Wardley Coal Disposal Point

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Wardley Legion Club

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Great North Run 2010, nearing the summit after Heworth at Wardley

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Woodbine House built in 1888

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Former Wardley Colliery Welfare Sports Ground

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Cycle path and former waggonway

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Wardley Garages

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Macmillan Gardens, Wardley

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