The development also offers easy access to beautiful beaches, parks, waterfront attractions and diverse leisure facilities, as well as the many cosmopolitan pubs, restaurants and entertainment venues to be found in North Shields and throughout Tyneside.
Amenities within ten minutes’ walk include Collingwood Primary School and St Joseph’s RC Primary School, both rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, and a 24-hour Tesco Extra at North Shields Retail Park. Other shopping opportunities within a few minutes walk include a precinct at Chirton with a post office, convenience stores, hairdressers and food takeaways. In addition, there is a bakery, a convenience store and off-licence, and a medical centre and pharmacy near Percy Main Metro Station. North Shields town centre presents a lively variety of retail environments, from the miscellany of stalls in Tynemouth Markets to a choice of fashionable malls, by way of a fascinating assortment of traditional and specialist traders.
Around a mile from the junction of the A19 and A1058, the development offers fast travel to Newcastle city centre, as well as to Sunderland and the south via the Tyne Tunnel. Percy Main Metro Station, half a mile away, is on the Yellow Line, with frequent, fast services to Tynemouth and Newcastle. The Metro network provides access to a vast area, from Newcastle International Airport in the east to Sunderland in the south. National Cycleway Route 10 runs along the western edge of the development, providing quiet routes to Newcastle and the coast.