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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 plant nursery.

Schools in the area are Denbigh Community Primary School and Stephenson Memorial Primary School and Churchill Community College, which used to be known as Willington High School.

Howdon Photo Slideshow – Last Updated 17/09/12

St Paul’s Church Is Now Home To St Pauls Centre, Willington Quay, Wallsend

St Paul’s Church or St Pauls Centre as it is now known in Willington Quay, Wallsend was finished and consecrated in 1876 and extended in 1923 by the addition of a chancel, organ loft and vestries. In 2000, the church was reordered to accommodate the St Paul’s Community Project with new glass screens & side aisles converted into a …

Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel – Willington Quay, Wallsend In Photos

The old Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel was Britain’s first purpose-built pedestrian & cycling tunnel running under the River Tyne between Willington Quay in Wallsend and Jarrow. Originally opened in 1951 at a cost of around £800,000 the two tunnels run in parallel, one for pedestrian use and a slightly larger tunnel for cyclists. Both tunnels are 270 mtrs in length and …

Willington Marina, Willington Quay, Wallsend

Willington Quay Boating Club is based at Willington Marina, on Willington Gut which flows into the River Tyne. Access to the marina by foot is gained via a pathway just off the bridge next to the Point Pleasant Industrial Estate, across from the rear of Bridon Fibres in Willington Quay, Wallsend. Vehicle access to the boating club is gained by folllowing the …

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