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High Heaton

Heaton is a trendy suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne situated approximately two miles from the city centre.

Local information

Transport

Manors (2.2 miles)

Newcastle (2.7 miles)

Northumberland Park Metro Station (3.2 miles)

Heworth (3.5 miles)

Percy Main (4.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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Local schools

The area in depth

Heaton is a trendy suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne situated approximately two miles from the city centre. The area is famous for its leafy parks and independent eateries, making it a quirky and lively place to live. The neighbourhood consists of a mix of professionals, families and students from Newcastle and Northumbria University. With three easily accessible Metro stations dotted around the area, the commute to Newcastle City Centre is short and convenient.
There are a number of excellent Primary schools in Heaton including St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School which received an “outstanding” rating following a recent Ofsted inspection. For Further Education, Heaton Manor School is a popular choice for families living in the area. Take a look at our Guide to Schools above to find out more about schools in the area.
Whilst living in Heaton, you’ll find an array of quirky restaurants, cafés and food shops on each corner. Chillingham Road (widely known as “Chilli Road) is worth a visit if you’re looking for a spot of lunch. Make sure you try The Butterfly Cabinet which is famous for its mouth-watering burgers and all-day breakfasts; no wonder it’s a famous café in Newcastle! Rustico located on Heaton Road offers classic Italian dishes and is also another local favourite.
Heaton is a vibrant community which boasts an abundance of activities for locals. Heaton Park provides magnificent views and open spaces making it perfect for outdoor sports. There is also Heaton Community Centre which holds a variety of classes ranging from Yoga to Boxing.
The name Heaton means high town referring to the area being positioned on a hill.

High Heaton and surrounding areas (NE7):

  • High Heaton

NE6 Postcode:

  • Heaton
  • Walker
  • Byker

NE28 Postcode:

  • Wallsend
  • Howdon

NE12 Postcode:

  • Benton

NE2 Postcode:

  • Jesmond
  • Sandyford
  • Sheildfield

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