Wallsend is a suburb of the city of Newcastle in New South Wales. It is located 7 km’s inland west of the Newcastle Central Business District. The area has convenient connecting main roads through to motorways in Hunter Region and central Newcastle.
The suburb began as two coal mining towns, Wallsend and Plattsburg. Wallsend was more developed and as it grew, it linked to Plattsburg and was proclaimed a separate municipality in 1874. The coal mined in the area was of very good quality and the township prospered creating the commercial hub it is today.
Wallsend Central offers mixed businesses, supermarkets, takeaways, banks and facilities, and a library, Newcastle’s largest.
Plattsburg Primary, Wallsend Primary, and...