Alder Beech Cherry is a development of 14 two bed bungalows in Killingworth, a suburb of Newcastle upon Tyne. There are optional outings and activities which give an opportunity to socialise with other residents.
A professional on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it. Local amenities can be found within a mile, including a large shopping centre, pubs and a gym. There is also a regular bus service to take you to the main town centre.
In the local area
Killingworth is a town 7 miles north of Newcastle Upon Tyne. It has a large shopping centre with a superstore, several pubs, fast food outlets and a gym.
Nearby Newcastle is a vibrant city in the North East of England, famous for its welcoming character, unspoilt countryside and rich heritage. The city offers a wealth of shops, leisure facilities and a beautiful historic cathedral, whilst the Quayside along the banks of the River Tyne is a fine area for dining out. There are several major shopping areas including the Metro Centre at nearby Gateshead.
Points of interest
Killingworth was used in the filming of the 70s sitcom ‘Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads’. The town’s Lakeside Park has two angling lakes which attract plenty of wildlife. The World Heritage Site of Hadrian’s Wall is just a few miles away.
The Theatre Royal in Newcastle hosts performances from the Royal Shakespeare Company and West End musicals. The largest music venue in the city is the Metro Radio Arena.
There are many museums, art galleries and science centres including the famous Beamish Museum and the highly acclaimed Life Science Centre.
The estate is located just off the A1056 Killingworth Way, not far from the A19. Regular bus services run locally to nearby Longbenton, Newcastle, Gateshead and Whitley Bay.
There’s also a Metro underground station at nearby Benton, with stops across Newcastle and beyond to the splendid beaches of the North East coastal resorts. The main railway station in Newcastle has connections to London Kings Cross, York, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Distance to GP: 1 miles
Distance to shop: 1 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.11 miles
Distance to Post Office: 1 miles