Jarrow (NE32) is part of the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear. Located less than 10 miles from Newcastle city centre, it is a self contained town benefiting a shopping centre, library and community centre.
The town has a rich history, being well known for the monastery of Saint Paul in Jarrow, which was the home of Bede, the man regarded as the greatest Anglo-Saxon scholar and the father or English history. The Viking Centre, situated in the centre of the town, houses 50 shops, comprising of both household names and smaller independent stores and the community centre hosts a range of clubs, events and a children’s soft play area.
Jarrow is a large town with areas perfect for families, young professionals and students. The typical asking price for a residential property in Jarow is £126,897, with the average rent price being £657 pcm.
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Jarrow is reached from the south by the A1(M) via the A194, and is connected to North Tyneside and Northumberland via the Tyne Tunnel.
Jarrow is served by three stations on the Tyne and Wear Metro: Jarrow station in the centre of the town (on the Yellow line) Bede station in the Bede industrial estate (also on the Yellow line), and Fellgate station (on the Green line) to the south.
The nearest major airport is Newcastle Airport, about 15 miles away.
Schools in Jarrow fall under the South Tyneside Local Education Authority. For a full list of local schools, locations and ofstead reports please click below:
Jarrow is served by three main hospitals in the town. The Palmer Community Hospital is responsible for acute services and also a wide range of community health services including a full range of general secondary care. The town also houses Primrose Hill Hospital and the Elmtree Unit at Monkton Hall, which forms part of the Learning Disability Service within South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.
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