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New build social housing in Arthur's Hill (1975)
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Arthur's Hill is an area of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. It lies approximately 1 mile west of Newcastle City Centre.It is bordered by Fenham to the West, Elswick to the South, and Spital Tongues to the North. It gives name to a Newcastle City Council electoral ward with a population of 14,507.
The area in both the Westgate and Wingrove electoral wards up until 2018. As the name suggests, the area is atop a large hill overlooking the city. It was known as Westgate until the 1820s. Isaac Cookson developed an estate opposite Westgate Cemetery in 1826. This was named after his first son Arthur, the origin of the area's current name.
Arthur's Hill is a multicultural area which many migrants from South Asia settled in with later immigration from Africa and Eastern Europe.It contains many Indian restaurants and shops. As of 2011, 55.7% were White, 29.5% Asian, 6.5% Black, 3.3% Arab and 3.3% Mixed Race. It had a population of 11,029 in 2011. Around 40.6% are Christian, 28.4% non religious and 23.8% Muslim.
Gateshead is a large town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. Gateshead and Newcastle are joined by seven bridges across the Tyne, including the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. The town is known for its architecture, including the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Residents of Gateshead, like the rest of Tyneside, are usually referred to as Geordies. Gateshead's town population in 2011 was 120,046.
Ferryhill is a town in County Durham, England, with an estimated population in 2018 of 9,362 people, making it the 12th largest town in the county. The town grew very rapidly in the 1900s around the coal mining industry. The last mine closed in 1968.
Fenham is an area of the west-end of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It lies to the west of the city centre, and is bounded on the north and east by a large area of open land known as the Town Moor. To the south lies Benwell, West Denton lies to the west, Blakelaw and Cowgate to the north, and Arthur's Hill and Spital Tongues to the east.
Newcastle upon Tyne Central is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Chi Onwurah of the Labour Party. As with all constituencies, the constituency elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election at least every five years. At the 2017 and 2019 general elections, the constituency was the first to officially declare its result. It narrowly beat Houghton and Sunderland South, which had declared first in 2010 and 2015 (as did its predecessor Sunderland South in the four preceding general elections.
Newcastle upon Tyne North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Catherine McKinnell of the Labour Party.
Elswick is an area and ward of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1.9 miles west of the city centre, bordering the River Tyne. Historically in Northumberland, Elswick became part of Newcastle in 1835. In 2018 it had an estimated population of 15,869. The usual resident population of the ward in 2011 was 13,198, 4.7% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne, comprising 5,116 households. The ward profile shows Elswick is the ward with the highest percentage of children under 14 years in Newcastle and has a lower than average number of senior citizens (10%) than Newcastle as a whole. Elswick has a lower than average number of houses in owner-occupation.
Newcastle City Council is the local government authority for the city and metropolitan borough of Newcastle upon Tyne. The council consists of 78 councillors, three for each of the city's 26 wards. It is currently controlled by the Labour Party, led by Councillor Nick Forbes. Councillor David Cook serves as the Lord Mayor and Councillor Habib Rahman serves as Deputy Lord Mayor and Sheriff. The council is a member of the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
Byker is a district and electoral ward in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne, located in the east of the city. Byker is home to the Byker Wall estate, made famous by TV series Byker Grove. The population of the ward was recorded at 12,206 in the 2011 Census, which represented approximately 4.4% of the metropolitan borough of Newcastle upon Tyne. Byker is bordered by Heaton to the North and by Shieldfield to the North-East.
Blakelaw is an electoral ward situated in the West End of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The population of the ward is 11,186, which is 4.6% of the city's population. Car ownership in the area is 50.6%: this is lower than the city average of 54.7%, increasing to 11,507 at the 2011 Census. House prices in this area average at £114,000.
Denton is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The ward encompasses the Chapel House and West Denton housing areas. The population the ward was 10,500 at the 2011 Census, 4.2% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne. Car ownership in the area is 56.6%, slightly higher than the city average of 54.7%.
Benwell and Scotswood is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. The ward encompasses the Benwell and Scotswood housing areas, as well as the Newcastle Business Park, which is located on the banks of the River Tyne and houses offices of companies such as British Airways and the Automobile Association. The population of the ward is 13,759, which is 5.3% of the total population of Newcastle upon Tyne. Car ownership in the area is 45.1%, lower than the city average of 54.7%. The 2011 Census gave a population of 12,694.
Wingrove is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England, roughly 2 miles west of Newcastle City Centre. The population of the ward as of mid-2018 was 12,773.
Westgate was an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England from 2004 to 2018. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 Census was 10,059.
Monument is an electoral ward and area of Newcastle upon Tyne. It was established as an electoral ward in 2018. It takes its name from Grey's Monument. It replaced most of Westgate ward, parts of South Jesmond and some of Ouseburn.
Bensham is a suburban area in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead, which is located around 2 miles (3 km) from Newcastle upon Tyne.
Penn Hill is an electoral ward in Poole, Dorset. Since 2019, the ward has elected 2 councillors to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.