Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates: 55°02′02″N 1°37′48″W / 55.034°N 1.630°W / 55.034; -1.630

Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne
Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne is located in Tyne and Wear
Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne
Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne
 Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne shown within Tyne and Wear
OS grid reference NZ237711
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Parklands
Councillors
1st: David Down (Liberal Democrats)
2nd: Pauline Allen (Liberal Democrats)
3rd: Robin Ashby (Liberal Democrats)

Parklands is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. It encompasses the northern edge of the suburb of Gosforth and covers most of the Newcastle Great Park residential and business development.

It possesses large areas of green space including Gosforth Park Race Course, Gosforth Wood and Gosforth Lake, plus a number of golf courses. Melton Park contains the remains of a medieval chapel which is a scheduled ancient monument.[1]

Component parts[edit]

For electoral purposes Parklands Ward divided into 4 polling districts

  • QAN - Brunton Park and Great Park east of A1
  • QBN - Melton Park north to Sandy Lane
  • QCN - Grange Estate (Park)
  • QDN - Whitebridge Park and Halls Estate

Education[edit]

There are six schools within the Parklands ward:

Other facilities[edit]

  • Gosforth Park race course
  • Gosforth Golf Club
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club
  • Parklands Golf Club
  • Northumberland Golf Club
  • Northern Rugby Club
  • St Aidan's Church
  • Gosforth Park Nature Reserve

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