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Drop kerb for buggies

Improve dropped kerb for buggies while work is going on in the area

Improve dropped kerb for buggies

Drop kerb for buggies... the kerb is quite uneven here. Tidy it up while work is going on in the area

Drop kerb here for buggies

A ridiculously sparse arrangement of bus stops, next to old people’s homes! Despite being slightly up from the junction with North View, buses turning right into North View don’t pick up or set down at the stop currently used by service ... [more]

The short and unusually-shaped approx 20 metre back lane between Market Lane and Long Rigg Road suffers from drivers turning quickly and dangerously into it at both ends. There’s not much safe space for pedestrians as the pavement is very ... [more]

Crossing Market Lane near the Swalwell roundabout is like taking your life in your hands. Drivers come off the roundabout too fast and unpredictably, as you can’t always predict where they are going as there are so many exists, and the ro ... [more]

A better way for pedestrians to cross the entrance and exit dual-carriageway road to the A1 at the Swalwell roundabout is needed. The northbound should be reduced to one lane, as it quickly narrows to one lane anyway, by building out the ke ... [more]

A central pedestrian refuge is needed at the east end of Sands Road, at the Swalwell roundabout. It’s currently quite scary crossing here partly because the roundabout is so large (in terms of road surface on which you can drive) and driv ... [more]

It’s dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists around the junction of Market Lane and Napier Road (which is quite busy because it is one of the few ways in by car to a huge area of housing). The main cause is people parking close to the junc ... [more]

The north west side of Sunniside’s main street (A692) is a nightmare for pedestrians and cyclists, because of poorly arranged parking and vehicle circulation. Both sides of the road have unusual kerbed cycle lanes, which in parts is at a ... [more]

People park here in a way which blocks the path

Connect these two paths properly by making a hypotenuse to the triangle with a very tight angle

Cars parking up on the pavement while waiting for kids to come out of the top gate, making it difficult to social distance when walking along this pavement

The walking facilities around Shield Avenue in Swalwell are awful, especially for those walking or cycling down from residential areas to Metrocentre. The pavement on the west side where Clavering Road joins Market Lane is ridiculously narr ... [more]

Steps are needed down from Hollinside Way towards the red quadrant of MetroCentre, as far south as possible. The footpath next to Hollinside Way, shared with cyclists, stretches much further to the north, and is a long way round, and doesn' ... [more]

Install acrylic glass walls (e.g. Perspex) between the Tyne Bridge walkways and the road (as a traffic noise and wind barrier) and over the existing balustrade (outer walls) to protect against suicide jumping (and wind). A ceiling might als ... [more]

If you walk across the Tyne Bridge from Newcastle (east side footpath) to go to Sage or St. Mary’s Heritage Centre, you have to walk right to the south end of the bridge. Why not have a staircase down from the bridge to the path at the ba ... [more]

Getting from the west side of the Tyne Bridge north end, to the east side, involves either going over at the two stage pedestrian traffic lights. This involves holding up all the traffic, in two stages, ironically after they have takes a lo ... [more]

A mini roundabout and pedestrian refuge is needed at the top of Dunston Bank, to assist pedestrians and cyclists going along Whickham Highway B6317. The pedestrian refuge at the top of Dunston Bank would work with the mini roundabout to al ... [more]

Prevent water from falling onto the pavement (puddles and dirty water pouring from the bridge make avoiding pedestrians difficult)

Build a pedestrian/cycling subway to cross the A167 like on Newcastle side or bridge (avoid interrupting traffic and makes pedestrian/cycling crossing faster)

Repair the uneven pavement (as the flat parts do not leave enough space to avoid the pedestrians).

Despite the horrendous (especially for cyclists and pedestrians) roundabout junction (A694/B6317) near here, the opportunity to exploit the cycle path passing under Hexham Road has not been taken. Steps (and possibly non-stepped paths) coul ... [more]

The original Watergate Pit miners’ path across Washingwell Woods is in a terrible state, particularly the steps up the north side of the valley, despite absorption of the area into Watergate Park. It is a paved path that used to be lit bu ... [more]

There are some ludicrously long gaps between bus stops in this area around the north (west) end of Kingsway, especially now that Go Northeast have services on the number 6 that have a circular terminus on Sunniside Front Street. Perhaps a p ... [more]

Near the east end of Whickham Highway, and not far from the entrance of the carpark for Watergate Park, there is a missing bus stop. The next bus stops are quite far away in all three directions, bearing in mind some buses coming from the w ... [more]

There needs to be proper steps and a cycle ramp down from Parkway onto the recently resurfaced Woodhouses Lane bridle path, a few metres west of the west end of Parkdale Rise.

Like a lot of places around the borough, this road is very steep, and it's north facing, so gets iced up quickly. It is just not usable in frosty and snowy conditions. Worse, at least in some places there is a grassy area to the side that c ... [more]

On hills all over Gateshead, not just West Street, consideration ought to be given to having covered outdoor escalators, like the ones in Hong Kong (“Central-Mid-Levels escalator and walkway system”). After all, they exist inside shoppi ... [more]

Although the lack of a solution to the muddy and potholed middle of Quality Row Road is allegedly caused by uncertainty over the ownership of that short stretch, it may be possible to build a footpath and cycle path on the grassy area to th ... [more]

Not fit for pedestrian use never mind cycle path. Remove parking so can widen the path.

Path not accessible anymore due to overgrowth. This route of way provides an alternative to the road between Marley Hill and Sunniside

Drop kerb required to access cycle route from road

No path and cars drive too fast. Spare overgrown ground just needs trimming back

No path between Winlaton and High Spen via Barlow. Lots of people walk and run this route. Unfortunately also very dangerous due to speeding traffic

Cut the hedge back properly so you can fit past the bus stop!

It is very boggy when it rains it needs more Of a pathway, cleaned up some trees moved also something for the kids would be great ideally with a large fence so it can be locked on a nighttime and to keep dogs off

Need a pavement so we can walk safely.

Need a path so we can walk safely .

No paths

There is no pavement along the road towards new houses. This is an increasingly used pathway with space along the verge for a path, but no current pathway.

Path from Coniston Ave to Washingwell Lane is only about 2 feet wide because of overgrown vegatation. I will now be walking my grandsons to St Marys School along this path to Dockendale Rd to access school, in accordance with guidelines fr ... [more]

Peth Lane is frequently used by pedestrians as well as cyclists. Path needs to be cleared and lighting repaired.

Hedges grow over paths making it single file and dangerous when lorries and buses go by

Hedges grow over paths making it single file and dangerous when lorries and buses go by

Hedges grow over paths making it single file and dangerous when lorries and buses go by

1.The path is simply not wide enough in places to accommodate the growing number of pedestrians, joggers and Lycra-clad cyclists. It’s only a matter of time before an accident happens. 2. With Askew Road now being turned into a bus lane ... [more]

Lots of cars parking on the pavement outside this car dealership. Very difficult to navigate through sometimes.

Pavements blocked by residents parking on the pavement

Pavements blocked by residents parking on the pavement

Pavements blocked by residents parking on the pavement

Gateshead council are planning to take half of our footpath away, Suggest; you get rid of our planners instead, they will not listen to anyone

Taking away the parking areas along by the main shopping area in Low Fell restricts those who are unable to walk from the Car Parks due to reduced mobility. This will affect the local business in an area where the pavement are never overcro ... [more]

Taking away the parking areas along by the main shopping area in Low Fell restricts those who are unable to walk from the Car Parks due to reduced mobility. This will affect the local business in an area where the pavement are never overcro ... [more]

There should be a centre island in the road or a toucan crossing to facilitate safe passage for pedestrians crossing to reach the bus stop. The road is wide enough to accommodate this and it is a dangerous place for children to cross as the ... [more]

A proper light controlled crossing should be installed here. At the moment you have to dodge cars that are accelerating away from the roundabout and cars that have totally ignored the 30 limit on the approach to the roundabout. Very dangero ... [more]

The council should put a off road cycle path along the whole of the A695 Ryton/Crawcrook Bypass. There is room next to the road to make this a safe off road cycle route.

Steps are needed down from the pavement on the east side of Hollinside Road, near the slip road for the A1, down to St Michael's Way. People already scramble down the steep bank to avoid a long detour to the north when walking from Swalwell ... [more]

Traffic calming and a pedestrian crossing needed part way up. Cars race up the bank here.

Trim the hedges! West side of Fellside Road between the pelican crossings at the Fellsider and Burnthouse Lane could be widened by about 50% if the hedges were trimmed, and that's only one example! Other examples abound, just look for them.

This is narrow and a well used pavement. Traffic is far too fast and overhanging trees make it difficult to walk along, particularly with children.

The pavement is far too narrow here and used largely by families going to the park. Wider pavements would make it much safer for families with children.

Footpaths here are either too narrow, or too wide which encourages parking on the pavement. Wider pavements and designated parking (if needed) would improve safety.

Pavement is too narrow and hemmed in with barriers due to heavy traffic - makes physical distancing impossible Wider pavements would make walking/ cycling to school safer and more pleasant

Overhanging bushes blocking pavement

Radical proposal: Build a new wider pedestrian/cycle path cantilevered from the side of the bridge, Use screening to separate from the traffic (noise, pollution and spray).

Lots of delivery drivers (mostly for Dominos) parking on the pavement opposite. Need to enforce no parking as it makes it harder to walk past

Narrow pavements with cars parked both sides, on a heavily trafficked through route between Bensham/Durham Road and Split Crow Road/Old Durham Road - frequent buses too. At least one side should not have parking, and pavements widened, to i ... [more]

Crawcrook Main Street could be improved by stopping cars and vans (not deliveries) from parking on the pavements and double yellow lines. When half a dozen are parked alongside the shops it is very hard to see what traffic is coming in the ... [more]

A shared use footpath /cycleway needs to be made. Gateshead Council have just installed a new crash barrier, big electronic traffic sign AND a metal box all where cyclists and pedestrians need space off the busy main road. This has reduce ... [more]

More space is needed for pedestrians over the Blaydon Burn bridge. It is dangerous when pedestrians have to squeeze between the bridge and the busy A695 road.

Complete the pavement from Blaydon roundabout to Path Head roundabout. There are sections which have have tarmac paths and then the path just stops for about 300 metres before another section of tarmac footpath.

Widened pavement to Enable safe social distancing for school children and carers

Wider pavement to Enable safe social distancing for school children and their carers

How do you directly access the riverside path (Centrelink/NCN 14) from the roundabout?

Cycle path here at lower level is in extremely bad state of repair forcing cyclists onto the footpath and road. Please repair

The pavement is very narrow. The road is also narrow with 2 blind corners and a summit so it is dangerous to step onto the road, or cycle uphill. At the very least please cut back the nettles immediately as there is currently less than 2 fe ... [more]

Hedge overhanging pavement making it difficult to social distance without walking on the road - needs cutting back

Narrow footway with pedestrian barrier inhibiting safe passing

Huge bell-mouthed entrance on to Valley Drive for the side streets (both Ashtrees & Limetrees Gardens) encouraging high speed turns. Narrowing these entrances would give space for additional planters and trees and make the place feel more ... [more]

The worst roundabout/junction in Gateshead. No safe crossings at junction for pedestrians or cyclists. Junction should be converted to a simple 4 way traffic junction with pedestrian/cycle crossings on each leg.

Zebra crossing converted to a toucan crossing

Zebra converted to a toucan crossing

Signals should be made to a Toucan

The pavement/cycleway is too narrow

The crossing facilities need improving for cyclists and pedestrians. Poles and lights are falling apart. Requires to be simplified and connected with the other upgraded signals. Timings are off causing delays for all road users.

A signalised crossing is required at this junction.

No traffic signal crossing facilities. Speeds are every high 40-60 MPH and risking life to cross the road and getting stuck in the middle island.

Crossing facilties are located in the wrong place. The roundabout needs to be removed, simplified into a normal 4 way junction with simple pedestrian crossings on all sides to access Sage, Quays, College, Business park etc.

There is no crossing facilities for pedestrians coming up from Riverside Park. Junction is also over-complicated and needs to be simplified. Timings are way off causing long delays for every mode.

There is no crossing facilities for pedestrians coming up from Riverside Park. Junction is also over-complicated and needs to be simplified. Timings are way off causing long delays for every mode.

There's no provision to cross the road by pedestrians or cyclists to access Gateshead Quays.

Small path in a 30 mph zone insufficient room to walk socially distant without walking into traffic from Whickham stables to top of Dunstonbank

No pathway after Elm Crescent, makes getting to railway path dangerous

Section of shared use bike path here is in abysmal condition and far too narrow, and the traffic lights crossing does not have a pedestrian / cycle / horse button or indicator

This could be a very good route for cycling up the hill away from traffic, but the short path from the bridge to the road is terrible and unpaved. Also has really obstructive barriers / gates on it.

Very narrow path for pedestrians & nothing to cater for cycling

Path width significantly reduced here by bus stop and passengers waiting for the bus. Especially bad if pushchairs are waiting for the bus.

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