Wallsend

Wallsend /ˌwɔːlzˈɛnd/, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is a town in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, North East England. Historically, Wallsend is in the county of Northumberland. Wallsend derives its name from its location at the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall. It has a population of 43,842 and lies 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometres) east of Newcastle City Centre.[1] The population of the Wallsend ward of the North Tyneside Borough was at the 2011 census 10,304.[2]

Wallsend

Wallsend Town Hall
Wallsend
Location within Tyne and Wear
Population43,826 (2011)
OS grid referenceNZ301664
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWALLSEND
Postcode districtNE28
Dialling code0191
PoliceNorthumbria
FireTyne and Wear
AmbulanceNorth East
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Tyne and Wear
54.991°N 1.534°W / 54.991; -1.534