North Tyneside

The Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, North East England. It forms a part of the greater Tyneside conurbation. The North Tyneside Council is headquartered at Cobalt Business Park, Wallsend.

North Tyneside
North Tyneside Council Headquarters at Cobalt Business Park
Motto(s): 
We Serve
Location of North Tyneside in England
Coordinates: 55.0123°N 1.5456°W / 55.0123; -1.5456
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryEngland
RegionNorth East
CountyTyne and Wear
Established1 April 1974
Admin HQWallsend
Government
  TypeMayor and Cabinet
  BodyNorth Tyneside Council
  MPsMary Glindon
Alan Campbell
Area
  Land31.81 sq mi (82.38 km2)
Population
 (2011)
  Estimate 
(2011)
207,913 (Ranked 89th)
  Density6,026/sq mi (2,326.5/km2)
  Ethnicity
(2011 census) [1]
95.1% White British
1.9% Asian
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
Websitewww.northtyneside.gov.uk

North Tyneside is bordered by Newcastle upon Tyne to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the south and Northumberland to the north. Within its bounds are the towns of Wallsend, North Shields, Killingworth and Whitley Bay, which form a continuously built-up area contiguous with Newcastle.