Westgate Road


Westgate Road takes its name from the West Gate of the Town Walls, one of the main entrances to Newcastle in Medieval times. It is a major road starting in the city centre near the Castle Keep and leading out to the West End of Newcastle. It forms part of the A187, running through the Big Lamp, Summerhill and Arthur's Hill areas, continuing on to Benwell and Fenham where it becomes West Road. There are many notable landmarks on Westgate Road, including Neville Hall, The Lit & Phil, Union Rooms, George Stephenson Monument, St John's Church, 02 Academy, and Tyne Theatre.

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Former Union Club

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Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Atlas Chambers

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015442 2: Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

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058335:Funeral Procession for the Bishop of Newcastle Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1907

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055062:Foyer Display New Westgate cinema Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1933

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055049:Advertising stunt New Westgate cinema Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1935

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Chronicle Office, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, oct 1964,

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Cross House, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, c1904

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069347:Gala Bingo Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown Undated

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014355:Express Hotel Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne 1962

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053133:Advertising stunt Stoll cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1930s

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068716:Essoldo cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1963

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030367:Marquis of Blandford Westgate Road/Blandford Street 1966

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065789:Westgate Hall Mission Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1932

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068672:The Picture House Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1915

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062097:Blenheim Street/Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Maybury Malcolm 1995

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053139:Stoll cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1945

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053041:Advertising stunt Stoll cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1933

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044074:Cinema staff Stoll cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1946

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016594:Balmoral Westgate Road Unknown c. 1965

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030143:Plaza cinema Westgate Road/Gowland Ave Fenham 1935

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Former County Court

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St Nicholas Buildings

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St Nicholas Buildings

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George Stephenson at the Union Rooms

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Union Rooms
- Overview Map Street View The former Union Club on Westgate Road was designed in a 'French chateau' style in 1877 by architect, M. P. Manning. It is a Grade II ...
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West Gate
- West Gate was the second largest gateway through the Town Walls into Medieval Newcastle, on the main route from the west; and gives its name to todays Westgate Road. It ...
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Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Lord Taylor of Gosforth

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Tyne Theatre
- "Theatre and opera house, later cinema; now theatre. 1867 by W.B. Parnell for Cowan. Bought by Oswald Stoll and opened as cinema in 1919. Italianate front of three storeys, five ...
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Big Lamp
- Big Lamp is the area by the junction of Westgate Road and Elswick Road.
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034449:Westgate Road Baptist Church Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1977

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068713:Essoldo cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1938

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Tor293, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Tor275, Stephenson Monument, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne

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015168:Bay Horse Inn Westgate Road 1965

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050456:The Tatler News Cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1944

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025375:Elswick Grange, Westgate Road.

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008912:Pavilion cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1916

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008001:Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne 1912

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055048:A staff outing New Westgate cinema Westgate Road/Clayton Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1935

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061682:Jakks Bar Westgate Road Unknown 1995

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061205:Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne 1995

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003851:Westgate RoadNewcastle Upon Tyne 1879-1880

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003850:Westgate Road Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 1879-1880

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003849b:Westgate Rd. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne C.1900

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003849a:Westgate Road Newcastle-Upon-Tyne C.1900

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003846:Westgate Rd. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne 1897-8

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003843b:Westgate Rd. Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1907

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025578b:Westgate Road Central Newcastle Upon Tyne 1928

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034069:Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne C.1870

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053732:Essoldo cinema Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1938

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033584:Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne C.1885

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053734:Essoldo Westgate Road/Thornton Street 1938

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Savings Bank, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

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St Nicholas' Buildings, St Nicholas' Street
- Overview Map Street St Nicholas Building is located on the corner of St Nicholas' Street and Westgate Road in Newcastle. It was built c.1850 by William Parnell in "Venetian Renaissance" style ...
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068709:Brighton Cinema Westgate Road/Lynnwood Terrace, Elswick, 1912

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