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New homes in Tyne & Wear

Browse below the list of all the available and coming soon new build homes developments in and around Tyne and Wear in North East England.

  • West Meadows @ Arcot Estate

    West Meadows @ Arcot Estate

    Beacon Lane, Cramlington, NE23 8AZ
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £232,495 to £309,995
  • Coming soon
    Meadow Hill

    Meadow Hill

    Eastern Gateway, Meadow Hill, Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 9DD
    • Coming soon
  • Coming soon
    Doxford Green

    Doxford Green

    Land South of Lodgeside Meadow, SUNDERLAND, SR3 2PN
    • Coming soon
  • Cherry Tree Park

    Cherry Tree Park

    St Benedicts Way, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY
    • 4 bedroom
    • £358,495 to £484,995
  • The Drive at Mount Oswald

    The Drive at Mount Oswald

    South Road, Durham, DH1 3TG
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £319,995 to £539,995
  • Elwick Gardens

    Elwick Gardens

    Riverston Close, Hartlepool, TS26 0PY
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £328,995 to £489,995
  • Coming soon
    Highgrove at Wynyard Park

    Highgrove at Wynyard Park

    Land off Hanzard Drive, Wynyard Business Park, Wynyard, , TS22 5FD
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • Coming soon
  • The Orchard at West Park

    The Orchard at West Park

    Edward Pease Way, West Park Garden Village, DL2 2TS
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £109,995 to £339,995

Make the Move

Found in the North East of England, Tyne & Wear holds the areas immediately north and south of the River Tyne with lively cities, seaside towns and cultural sights to explore, new homes in Tyne & Wear are very popular. While the county council was abolished in 1986, the metropolitan county still exists in law, as a geographical reference and as a ceremonial county. 

Places of interest

Newcastle is filled with cultural and historical sights, with highlights being the Discovery Museum - a science and natural history museum - and the Life Science Centre. Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens has hands-on exhibits and interactive media, while Gateshead is home to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

For a taste of the great outdoors, Jesmond Dene is set in a narrow wooded valley, and provides a wildlife corridor straight through Newcastle. Gibside is a National Trust site with 18th century landscaped gardens and views of the Derwent Valley. Other places of rel="noopener noreferrer" interest include Herrington Country Park in Sunderland and South and North Marine Parks in South Shields.

The Arts are everywhere to be found in Tyne & Wear, with Newcastle playing host to the Theatre Royal and Tyne Theatre and Opera House. There’s also the Sunderland Empire Theatre, Sage Gateshead concert venue, and Tyneside cinema - an independent cinema in Newcastle.

The Tyne & Wear area also has beautiful coast lines. Longsands Beach in Tyneside is popular year-round, while Roker and Seaburn Beaches provide seaside fun in Sunderland. St Mary’s Island off the coast of Whitley Bay is home to a wide selection of marine and bird life.

Football is a large part of the heritage in Tyne & Wear with a huge following for the local teams Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC who play at St James' Park and the Stadium of Light respectively. 

Educational facilities

Tyne & Wear is home to Newcastle University along with Northumbria University.

Transport links

Tyne & Wear is served mainly by A roads with only two small sections of motorway; rel="noopener noreferrer" the A194(M) west of Washington and the A167(M) at Newcastle. The area has good rail links, while the Tyne & Wear Metro connects Newcastle with Sunderland, South Shields and North Shields.

A journey from Newcastle to North Shields takes 15 minutes by car or 40 minutes on the Tyne and Wear Metro Yellow Line. There is a ferry service between North Shields and South Shields, which runs every 30 minutes and takes 7 minutes to cross the river.

South Shields to Sunderland is 20 minutes south on the A1018, while Sunderland to Newcastle is 25 minutes via the A184, 30 minutes on the Tyne and Wear Metro Green Line or 20 minutes by train.

The train to London from Newcastle takes three hours and 15 minutes, and there are regular flights from Newcastle Airport (19 minutes away) - the region’s only airport - to London which last around one hour and 15 minutes.