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West Park, Jarrow

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The Government has ordered communal places within parks such as playgrounds to close.

Parks will remain open but only for individuals and households to exercise once a day. Communal spaces within parks such as playgrounds and football pitches will now be closed.

Those using the park will have to adhere to the national guidance on social distancing and make sure they distance themselves by 2 metres from other people. Please remember that public gatherings of two or more people are not allowed.

Facilities

  • Bandstand
  • Bowling greens
  • Friends of group
  • Junior football pitches
  • Multi use games area
  • Outdoor gym equipment
  • Pavilions
  • Petanque
  • Play area

History

West Park was donated to the people of Jarrow by Sir Walter and Lady Northbourne James in 1876.

Sir Walter James, first Lord Northbourne (1816-1893) was a Liberal MP for Gateshead, who married the daughter of Cuthbert Ellison of Hebburn in 1841.  

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