South Tyneside Overview

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The Big Picture

South Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, located in the northeast of England. The area has a population of approximately 150,000 people and is primarily urban in nature, with a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. Housing in South Tyneside is predominantly made up of terraced houses and apartments, with some larger family homes available. The community in South Tyneside is tightly-knit, with a range of social programs and support networks in place to help those in need. The area is home to a number of community initiatives and festivals, such as the South Tyneside Festival and the Summer Parade, which bring together people from all walks of life. The quality of local entertainment in South Tyneside is exceptional, with venues like The Customs House, a theatre and cinema, and the famous South Shields Amphitheatre, which hosts outdoor concerts and performances. The local economy in South Tyneside is driven by a mix of public and private sector employers, including the Port of Tyne, South Tyneside College, and the South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.

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South Tyneside Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in South Tyneside’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

South Tyneside Diversity

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