The Boldons (NE35, NE36) are a group of three small villages in the North East of England – East Boldon, West Boldon and Boldon Colliery – bordering the North of Sunderland, East of Newcastle and the south of South Shields and Jarrow. The Boldons form part of the suburban fringe of South Tyneside and are completely surrounded by green belt, with conservation areas within the historic village centres of East and West Boldon. Despite the relatively small geographical area, there are a significant number of older buildings considered as being of architectural merit including churches, public houses and former country houses. In recent years The Boldons have benefited from development: with the expansion of the local ASDA, a new state of the art secondary school, and the introduction of the Metro light rapid transit system connecting Boldon to the rest of Tyne & Wear.
The Boldons showcase a mix of traditional and new build homes, with areas perfect for families, young professionals and students. The average asking price for a residential property in Boldon Colliery is £161,782, with an average rent price of £1,118 pcm.
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The boldons are located on the A19 connecting them with the north and south of the UK, off the A19 is the A184 running west to Newcastle.
A Metro station in East Boldon runs along the green line, running directly through to Sunderland, Newcastle and Newcastle Airport.
The nearest major airport is Newcastle Airport, about 13 miles away.
Schools in The Boldons fall under the South Tyneside Local Education Authority. For a full list of local schools (within 5 miles), locations and ofstead reports please click below:
The Boldons are served by hospitals in neighbouring Jarrow and South Shields. The Primrose Hill Hospital and the Elmtree Unit at Monkton Hall are based in Jarrow, the latter of which forms part of the Learning Disability Service within South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust. Also within close proximity is South Tyneside District Hospital, which is responsible for acute hospital services in South Tyneside and a wide range of community health services in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland.
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