Parklands, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Parklands
Ward
Newcastle upon Tyne UK ward map highlighting Parklands.svg
Parklands highlighted within Newcastle upon Tyne
OS grid reference NZ237711
  London 251 miles (404 km)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Postcode district NE3
Dialling code 0191
Police Northumbria
Fire Tyne and Wear
Ambulance North East
UK Parliament
CouncillorsPauline Allen (Liberal Democrats)
Robin Ashby (Liberal Democrats)
Christine Morrissey (Liberal Democrats)
List of places
UK
England
Tyne and Wear
55°02′02″N1°37′48″W / 55.034°N 1.630°W / 55.034; -1.630 Coordinates: 55°02′02″N1°37′48″W / 55.034°N 1.630°W / 55.034; -1.630

Parklands is an electoral ward of Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. It encompasses the northern edge of the suburb of Gosforth, north of the Metro line and bisected north–south by the Great North Road to the northern boundary of the City of Newcastle, bounded to the west by the A1 and east by the A189.

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It possesses large areas of green space including Gosforth Park Race Course, Gosforth Wood and Gosforth Lake, plus a number of golf courses. Melton Park contains the remains of a medieval chapel which is a scheduled ancient monument. [1]

Component parts

For electoral purposes, following boundary changes in 2018, the incorporation of Garden Village and fields to the north on which North Gosforth Park housing is being built, Parklands Ward is divided into 6 polling districts

The electorate grew from 8639 (2019) to 8848 (2020)

Education

There are six schools within the Parklands ward:

Other facilities

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