Hanover House is tucked away from the main road, all 23 apartments having beautiful views overlooking Monkton Dene Park. The estate has an on-site library and open plan lounge. The regular coffee mornings and day trips give an opportunity to socialise with other residents, should you wish to do so. There is a large car park and well maintained gardens to sit and relax in.
An on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as offering further advice and support. Local shops in the area include a newsagents, chemist, takeaway and convenience store. A regular bus service takes you into town within five minutes.
In the local area
Jarrow is the second largest town within South Tyneside next to South Shields. The Viking shopping centre has the usual range of high street stores as well as a large Morrisons supermarket and café.
There are also many other smaller outlets including a bakers and a butchers, plus a popular pub that serves food. You’ll find parking is free and plentiful in the town centre. The city of Newcastle is around eight miles away for further shopping facilities.
Points of interest
In 1936 the town was the starting point of the Jarrow March to London, in protest against the level of unemployment in the area.
The twin Anglo-Saxon monastery was home to the Venerable Bede. It is centred around St. Paul’s Church in Jarrow and St. Peter’s Church in Wearmouth, Sunderland. Of interest in St. Paul's is a 7th century chancel from the monastery, some Anglo-Saxon stained glass windows and a display of ancient carved stones.
How to get here
Hanover House is located just off the B1516 York Avenue on the edge of Monkton Dene Park. Jarrow is reached by the A194 via the A1(M), and is connected to North Tyneside and Northumberland via the Tyne Tunnel.
The town is served by three stations on the Tyne and Wear Metro. The metro line from Jarrow takes you to Newcastle and the Metro Centre within 20 minutes. The nearest major airport is Newcastle Airport, about 10 miles away.
Distance to GP: 1 miles
Distance to shop: 0.17 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.05 miles
Distance to Post Office: 1 miles