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Gateshead Council

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Gateshead Council
Location Map ( geo)
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Primary Destinations
Durham • Newcastle upon Tyne • Northumberland • South Tyneside • Sunderland
National Highways Roads
A1, A1(M), A194(M)

Gateshead Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside, with the exception of Trunk Roads which are managed by National Highways.

It lies entirely within the historic county of County Durham.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are within the boundaries of the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through the council area are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the authority:

Route From To Length


A167 Topcliffe Kenton Bar 65.6 miles View
A184 Dunston Sunderland 11.3 miles View
A185 Heworth Tyne Dock 5.2 miles View
A189 Gateshead Ashington 20.7 miles View
A195 Lambton Wardley 6.2 miles View
A692 Castleside Lobley Hill, Gateshead 13.6 miles View
A694 Scotswood Shotley Bridge 11.1 miles View
A695 Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hexham 21.7 miles View
A1114 Teams Blaydon 2.9 miles View
A1231 Birtley Sunderland 9.6 miles View
A6076 Lanchester Sunniside 8.0 miles View  
B601 Lobley Hill Gateshead 1.7 miles View
B1288 Birtley Wardley 5.6 miles View
B1296 Low Eighton Gateshead 4.1 miles View
B1307 Askew Road Jesmond Road 2.5 miles View
B1426 Lobley Hill Heworth 4.2 miles View
B6314 Rowlands Gill Burnopfield 1.3 miles View
B6315 Ryton Rowlands Gill 5.2 miles View
B6316 Whickham Sunniside 1.5 miles View
B6317 Lobley Hill Crawcrook 8.0 miles View
B6395 Mickley Prudhoe Bypass 2.4 miles View     


Main Article: Gateshead Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Gateshead Council (Crossings)


Gateshead Council
A167 • A184 • A185 • A189 • A195 • A692 • A694 • A695 • A1114 (Gateshead) • A1231 • A6076 • B601 • B1288 • B1296 • B1307 • B1426 • B6314 • B6315 • B6316 • B6317 • B6395
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