Category Archive: Byker

Newcastle Upon Tyne – Photo Slideshow & Ten Top Facts – Updated

The following slideshow currently shows around 330 photos of the city of Newcastle Upon Tyne, including the Quayside, The various Museums, Jesmond Dene, Ouseburn & Byker.       Ten top facts about Newcastle Upon Tyne   Once called Monkchester, ( a brilliant read 🙂 ) “New Castle Upon Tyne” owes its name to a wooden castle built …

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Byker Fire Classed As Major Incident – Exclusive Pictures

A Major incident was called after a large fire engulfed Shepherd’s Scrap Yard in Byker in the East end of Newcastle Upon Tyne. 40 fire engines are currently trying to bring the fire under control as a huge plumey of smoke blacks out large portions of the Tyneside sky. As can be seen by the photos …

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