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Visibility out of Nursery Lane is very poor for all types of traffic, and cars come around the corner of Carr Hill Road too fast - maybe the 20mph past the school should be extended?

The Angel Cycleway path is not great through Wrekenton and this is one of the better bits

Pavement is wide enough however people always park their cars on it, despite the No Parking signs on the wall, meaning pedestrians have to walk along the road. Oddly, bollards have been added to pavements in other (much quieter) areas of ... [more]

New housing has been built over a number of paths which have been in use for decades. This type of piecemeal nibbling away at footpaths is a significant deterrent to walking as it makes journeys on foot longer and more convoluted.

There appears to be building work which has blocked a path which has been used by people on foot for several decades. This type of piecemeal nibbling away at footpaths is a significant deterrent to walking as it makes journeys on foot longe ... [more]

Poor quality of street lighting at the top of Lynnholme Gardens makes this a very dark section for pedestrians and cyclists during winter. Additional lamp column required to light the top section.


Stop parking on pavements as this is narrowing pavements and causing vulnerable pedestrians having to share narrow road space with fast moving vehicles irrespective of ineffective speed humps!!

Avenue Road NE8 4JH is a busy avenue on route to Saltwell Park, the Leisure Centre, Library and soon to be Shipcote School, vehicles constantly park on the pavements restricting pedestrians access and making them use the road to make progre ... [more]

More signs are needed to encourage dog walkers to 'scoop the poop' of their dogs into a dog waste bag, or use "stick to flick" to get rid of dog faeces into the undergrowth either side of paths like Woodhouses Lane. I've put the marker near ... [more]

There is a very slippy slope down from Parkway (road) to Woodhouses Lane, the path that was resurfaced with grit in late 2019 – early 2020. People are attempting to clamber down the muddy slope, especially for exercise during lockdown. No ... [more]

If you come down the path (nicely paved) from the Poachers Pocket on Market Lane and go under the A1, you’re faced with a choice of two routes, the most useful of which is in poor condition. The rightmost is more useful as it goes toward ... [more]

The bus stops on Consett Road are in the wrong place. They needs to be east of the Alwinton Gardens junction in both directions, nearer a larger number of residents and to Emmanuel School, and where there’s plenty of land to accommodate t ... [more]

The rickety wooden footbridge was recently taken out at Watergate Park. A new one is needed.

A considerable amount of residents in the residential area walk and bike, should consider createing this area from Prince Consort Road down to the library should be considered for only pedestrians, bikes, and public transportation. This bus ... [more]

The lack of paved footpaths at Metro Centre West is very noticeable, especially around the junction of Pinetree Way, Marconi Way, and Hollinside Road. People who walk to work or shop on the retail park have worn paths in the grass in some p ... [more]

Surface and lighting improvements would improve access to the railway station.

Access gate onto Keelman's Way is too narrow for wheelchairs. The surface is often very muddy too.

There is a rough path through the trees on the embankment next to Crowley Road (the back lane part). People use it walking down from Clavering Road, and then they go down the steps to Holy Trinity Church and Swalwell village. The back lane ... [more]

Safe crossing improvements necessary for walkers and those using the shops. There is limited visibility for pedestrians and cars speed around the bend.

Very narrow footpath forces pedestrians onto the road by a blind corner. There is a history of collisions and near misses here. A crossing would be welcome.

Brewery Bank is very slippy in frosty and snowy weather. Please put some steps in for people walking down from Crowley Road. There's plenty of pavement that can be partly used to save us all from sliding down on our arses. You could probabl ... [more]

There is some terrible speeding down Milton Road, despite it supposedly being a 20 mph zone. How about installing a speed camera here, or getting a speed camera van to come here every so often, to make the situation safer for pedestrians? E ... [more]

We’d like some more lights in Swalwell Park as well please. It’s lit down the west side, and along the top south side but if you’re not if going to or from the Lumley Avenue. It should suit cyclists as well as pedestrians. Quite a lot ... [more]

Could we please have some lighting in Chase Park in Whickham? Quite a lot of people pass through after dark. Small lamp posts from the central meeting point of the main paths, as far as the four entrances would do, there's no need to floodl ... [more]

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.

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