Forest Hall shown within Tyne and Wear
|OS grid reference|
|Metropolitan borough||North Tyneside|
|Metropolitan county||Tyne and Wear|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE|
|Fire||Tyne and Wear|
|EU Parliament||North East England|
|UK Parliament||North Tyneside|
There are pubs, social clubs and a shopping centre with a variety of shops, take away food outlets, two restaurants, two supermarkets and a Health Centre. Forest Hall has frequent buses through the village centre; Newcastle upon Tyne city centre is approximately 15–20 minutes travel by bus. Benton Metro station is about a half mile from the centre of Forest Hall.
The East Coast Main Line runs through Forest Hall. The old Forest Hall station was closed down and a public house, "The Flying Scotsman", was opened on the site of the old railway station in May 1969, named after the Flying Scotsman rail service that uses the route.
- Not to be confused with Forest Hall School in Essex, England
Forest Hall has several churches of different denominations: St Bartholomew's Church, Long Benton (C of E), St Andrews Methodist United Reformed Church, St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, and Bethesda Gospel Hall.
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