Travel to The Pool
Please consider sustainable transport methods when visiting The Pool:
Train to The Pool
We are less than 30 seconds walk from Byker Metro Station, part of the Tyne and Wear Metro network. Trains run every 12 minutes at peak times and every 15 minutes off-peak to both Newcastle City Centre (just 2 stops / 4 minutes!) and The Coast.
The nearest mainline station is Central Station - with connections to local services and the East Coast Main Line. Central Station is just 3 Metro stops away: change at Monument to platform 3 for stations towards The Coast via Wallsend. More info on Newcastle Central Station here.
Bus to The Pool
Shields Road in Byker is well served by buses to destinations such as Newcastle (1, 1A, 12, 22, 32, 32A, 39, 40, 62, 63, 91), Four Lane Ends (18, 18A), Killingworth (62, 63), Wallsend (12, 40) and Whitley Bay (1, 1A).
Drive to The Pool
From Newcastle/the North or the South...
From the Central Motorway (A167) take the A193 towards Byker. Stay on the main road through Manors and over the Byker Bridge, along the Byker underpass to the Byker Hill Roundabout (McDonalds, JBB, etc). Take the exit for Byker Village passing the fire station on your right. Take the first right turn onto Conyer's Road and follow this road round the Byker Wall to find us opposite the Byker Metro Station on the left hand side.
From the East...
From the A1058 Coast Road, follow Chillingham Road to it's end at the Byker Hill Roundabout. Take the exit straight on for Byker Village passing the fire station on your right and B&Q/Hire Station on your left. Take the first right turn onto Conyer's Road and follow this road round the Byker Wall to find us opposite the Byker Metro Station on the left hand side.
Parking is located on Conyer's Road in front of our rear entrance. There is ample additional parking near to the new swimming pool and the metro station, only 30 seconds walk away.
Important notices about parking:
Conyer's road is plagued with bad parking, please help us to alleviate the problem by not mounting the pavement, keeping all pathways and bus stops clear and parking away from junctions. Please do not park at our front entrance as residents use this area for parking.