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Parking, roads and transport

Changes to road layouts in Gateshead Town Centre

We have decided to retain the changes we made to road layouts within the town centre. This is to: 

  • reduce through traffic and the feeling of separation between the town centre and the quays / bridges area
  • improve cycling and walking links between Gateshead, Newcastle and the Quays
  • prepare for the introduction of a Clean Air Zone
  • reduce delays to buses accessing the Tyne Bridge

Find out more

See live incidents, closures, diversions and roadworks on our interactive map of Gateshead.
Learn how we ensure that resources for highway maintenance are used to maximum effect.
A list of recently completed and upcoming highways programmes and schemes throughout Gateshead.
Find out where in Gateshead you can charge your electric vehicle.