Slatyford

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Slatyford
Slatyford is located in Tyne and Wear
Slatyford
Slatyford
Slatyford shown within Tyne and Wear
OS grid reference NZ207661
• London 242 miles (389 km)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Postcode district NE2
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Tyne and Wear
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
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Tyne and WearCoordinates: 54°59′24″N 1°40′37″W / 54.990°N 1.677°W / 54.990; -1.677

Slatyford is situated in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, and houses the Stagecoach North East depot for local bus services throughout Newcastle. The depot was previously used by Newcastle Busways.[1] Alongside the depot, following demolition of an existing site, a retail complex has been built, centred on a Wickes store.

Slatyford is also known by the slang name of 'Slaty'. the park is called slatypark The Tyneside Badminton Centre, which opened in 2013 is located in the area. It currently has three high-quality courts with plans to expand with the addition of a further six badminton-specific courts.[2]