Find your perfect new home in Wallsend
Wallsend lies just 4.7 miles north-east of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and derives its name from its location at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall. Stephenson Park is in a great situation to make the best of the all the fantastic local amenities. There’s a convenience store just 0.3 miles from the development which provides most items for your day-to-day needs.
Stephenson Park is close to the A186 and A1058 which head west to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and east to North Shields and Tynemouth. There are also excellent bus routes operating in and around Wallsend taking you to the coast and city, as well as to other nearby towns and villages. Newcastle airport is also within easy reach.
Less than 5 miles from Stephenson Park you’ll find Long Sands Beach; as the name suggests it’s a stretch of beautiful golden sand, lying to the north of Tynemouth, and is perfect for families, runners, dog walkers, and surfers alike. It’s Blue Flag-rated and has everything you’d need for either an energetic or a relaxing day. Approximately one mile from Long Sands is Tynemouth Priory and Castle. Once one of the largest fortified areas in England, it dominates the headland and offers beautiful views of the River Tyne and the North Sea.
You can explore Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum for an insight into the days of the Roman Empire, and walk along Hadrian’s Wall, the renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There’s a convenience store just 0.3 miles from the development which provides most items for your day-to-day needs. A short distance away you’ll find an ASDA, Aldi and Tesco Express as well as Silver Link retail park. For even greater choice visit the Metrocentre in Gateshead which is approximately 10 miles away, or head into Newcastle, where not only will you be able to enjoy great shopping but also the many cafes, restaurants, bars, and attractions the city has to offer.
For families with school-age children, Stephenson Park is less than a mile away from Stephenson Memorial and Denbigh Community Primary Schools. For those in secondary education, there’s Norham High School (1.8 miles) and Churchill Community College (1.7 miles).
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Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month we give away 60 donations of up to £1,000 each to local groups and charities.