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The Wallsend Parks £5.3 Million Pound Regeneration Nears Completion

Work to restore the Wallsend Parks has reached its final stage. The restoration plan formed part of the overall Wallsend Town centre regeneration scheme and included restoring the lake, watercourses, play areas, bandstand and the whole Richardson Dees Park grounds, after the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a grant of 2.45 million pounds towards the cost of the works with the remainder being provided …

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Rebuilding The Forgotten Orchard

The following pictures and slideshow show the ongoing project to re-open the long forgotten Orchard, which once helped feed patients from the Swan Hunter memorial hospital, once situated above the Wallsend Hall grounds in the Village Green, Wallsend. Richardson Dees park in Wallsend and hall grounds once had abundant fruit bearing trees. The vinery wall in the Hall grounds, dates back to the beginning of the end of the 18th …

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Free Open Air Gym In Wallsend Park

An open air Gym has been opened for free use by members of the public visiting Richardson Dees park in Wallsend. The North Tyneside Council gym which comprises of various pieces of  fitness equipment which has been adapted for outdoor use & protection from the weather, sits below the Wallsend Park Tennis courts.