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Central Library Travel Guide

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Prince Consort Road, Gateshead NE8 4LN.

A map is available via the link on the right


Please contact Traveline for current public transport information: 0871 200 2233 or SimplyGo the Go North East website

On foot from Gateshead Metro:
Exit onto West Street. Turn right and walk up to cross the pedestrian crossing opposite the Civic Centre. Go straight over the traffic lights and continue, keeping the Civic Centre on your right-hand side. Continue and turn right onto Arthur Street immediately after the Civic Centre. Continue to the end of Arthur Street and turn left to cross the pedestrian crossing and join Prince Consort Road. Continue up Prince Consort Road to reach the Library, which is situated at the junction with Shipcote Lane, adjacent to the Leisure Centre. A pedestrian crossing is situated outside the Library. This walk takes about twenty minutes.

The library has a large, free public car park with a combination of long and short-stay spaces. There are also short-stay parking bays on Shipcote Lane. For help with directions please telephone our Tourist Information Centre on 0191 433 8420.

Blue Badge Holders
There are a number of allocated spaces available for Blue Badge holders in front of the Library entrance.

Motorbikes, mopeds and scooters
Priority parking is available for motorcyclists in the Library car park

Gateshead Council has produced a new double-sided cycle route map and information leaflet, showing the whole of the Borough with separate maps for the Eastern (Urban) and Western (Rural) areas of the Gateshead. These are available from Gateshead Council and Gateshead Central Library



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Central Library Travel Guide
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Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8410

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