Blue plaque sites

A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical marker.

The number of blue plaques dotted about the borough reveals an interesting history and some fascinating characters associated with shaping North Tyneside, as we know it today.

North Tyneside has blue plaque sites in:

  • Cullercoats
  • North Shields
  • Tynemouth
  • Wallsend
  • Whitley Bay