Wallsend In Photos


One of the best reasons for setting up the Wallsend Photos section is so that we could store and catalogue any photos we may use elsewhere on the website.

Of course this means we will be able to access them online at anytime, while being able to share the photographs with our visitors either in this section or in our news and events section.

We also encourage our visitors to share any of their own photographs of Wallsend.

Take a quick virtual tour of Wallsend in the photo slideshow below or scroll down to choose photos from the individual areas in and around the town of Wallsend.

If you have not already noticed the header image (top of each page) is also set to show different pictures from around Wallsend .

Battle Hill, Wallsend From Old To New In Photos

The Changing Face Of Battle Hill Battle Hill in Wallsend has undergone massive changes in the last few years, with the demolition of the old shopping centre (as shown below) and the building of a brand new shopping center situated on the opposite side of Battle Hill Drive, where the old Battle Hill flats once stood.   Lets hope the vandals …

Holy Cross, Wallsend

On the north end of the Burn Closes Bridge in Wallsend lies Holy Cross which houses the ruins of one of the United Kingdom’s oldest medieval churches. The Holy Cross medieval church ruins & graveyard stand at the Apex of Wallsend above the Wallsend Burn and aptly sit at the rear of the current Holy Cross Cemetery and less …

Howdon & Willington Quay, Wallsend – Photos

Howdon & Willington Quay are housing areas in Wallsend starting from the eastern side of churchill street in between the coast road and the river Tyne towards the A19 & the Tyne Tunnel in East Howdon. Apart from the train crossing Howdon is separated from Willington Quay by Howdon Park, which features, bowling greens, and children’s play areas as well as the council …

Richardson Dees Park, Wallsend In Photos

Richardson Dees Park lies to North of Wallsend town centre and includes a state of the art multi-age play area, quiet woodland walks, formal planting, sports facilities and vibrant natural habitat including a lake, tennis courts, bowling greens, outdoor gym & woodland pathways. The park has been undergoing a Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery Funded ‘Wallsend Parks …

St Peters Parish Church, Wallsend

St. Peter’s Parish Church in Wallsend replaced the ancient and medieval church of Holy Cross which stands in ruin at the top of the Wallsend burn. The church was restored in the 1890’s and its churchyard is home to many 19th Century headstones. Placed just off the junction to Burn Closes Bridge and High St …

Wallsend Schools – Photo Album

This album aims to show pictures, past & present of Wallsend Schools More pictures to be added soon – hover over picture for description and click to view larger image If you have any vintage pictures of Wallsend schools you would like to share please don’t hesitate to send them to us.

Wallsend Annual Fireworks Display Is Hailed A Success

The annual Wallsend  fireworks display has been hailed and seen as a great success in recent years. However, 2020’s fireworks display has been cancelled due to Covid19. Many of the crowds of people who turn out each year for this hugely successful  fireworks display have publicly hailed it as one of the best in the area. The fabulous …


    • Margaret Graham on 05/11/2011 at 02:42
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    Looking for old photos from 1960 onwards, I am now living in Halifax and would like to see old photos from when I lived in Howdon. I went to Hadrian School.

    ADMIN: You could check out the Wallsend Photo Gallery, loads of Wallsend photos there 🙂

      • gary madden on 24/11/2014 at 12:38
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      checkout wallsend memories on facebook.

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