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Chase Park

Play area
Play area
skate park
Skate park

Restoration of Chase Park

Gateshead's historic Chase Park in Whickham was refurbished in 2017 with thanks to funding by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund. 

The park's new features include

  • restored listed windmill, entrance gates, paths and ornamental garden
  • replanted flower beds and trees
  • remodelled and enhanced toddler play area
  • resurfaced tennis courts and new table tennis installed
  • new junior play area and inclusion of skateboard park
  • outdoor gym/trim trail
  • community garden
  • new benches, signs and interpretations of heritage points of interest


Download our Heritage Trail leaflet (PDF) [5MB] (opens new window)

Education resource pack (PDF) [11MB] (opens new window)  - This education pack covers Key Stage 1 and 2 and has been developed by educators in the primary sector. Using the park, its surrounding environment and the creatures that call it home as a source of knowledge and learning, this pack aims to guide teachers and educational professionals to inspire and engage children in a creative and fun way.

Inspiring young minds activity sheets (PDF) [2MB] (opens new window)  that you can use when exploring the park.

Friends of Chase Park

Resident-led Friends of Chase Park are dedicated to the protection, promotion and enhancement of Chase Park and will continue to look at ways to further improve the park and develop new opportunities within the park for the whole community to enjoy.

Visit the Friends of Chase Park facebook page (opens new window) to keep up to date with news and events.

Hiring a park

Enquire about hiring a park for an event or activity.


Chase Park

Front Street



NE16 4EE

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Long and short stay parking is available at Whickham Shopping Precinct NE16 4AB