Arthur's Hill

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Arthur's Hill
Replacement Housing Arthur's Hill - geograph.org.uk - 659008.jpg
Housing at Arthur's Hill in 1975
Arthur's Hill is located in Tyne and Wear
Arthur's Hill
Arthur's Hill
Location within Tyne and Wear
OS grid referenceNZ232644
• London242 miles (389 km)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Postcode districtNE4
Dialling code0191
PoliceNorthumbria
FireTyne and Wear
AmbulanceNorth East
EU ParliamentNorth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Tyne and Wear
54°58′26″N 1°38′17″W / 54.974°N 1.638°W / 54.974; -1.638Coordinates: 54°58′26″N 1°38′17″W / 54.974°N 1.638°W / 54.974; -1.638

Arthur's Hill is an area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

The area is situated one mile west of the city centre, in the Wingrove electoral ward. As the name suggests, the area is atop a large hill overlooking the city. It was known as Westgate until the 1820s. Isaac Cookson developed an estate opposite Westgate Cemetery in 1826. This was named after his first son Arthur, the origin of the area's current name.[1]

Arthur's Hill is a multicultural area containing many Indian restaurants and shops.

Arthur's Hill is currently part of the "Newcastle New Deal for Communities" – an ambitious programme which is working to change the face of Arthur's Hill, Cruddas Park, Rye Hill, and Elswick over a ten-year period, with £50 million of Government funding.

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