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Bolam Coyne, Byker

Bolam Coyne, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AR View on map

The Byker Estate, known locally as the Byker Wall, was designed by prominent architect Ralph Erskine and built between 1969 and 1982 to replace demolished terraced houses. It was given grade II listing in 2007. Now transformed into a modern and sustainable living space, keeping Ralph Erskine's visionary design and architecture at the forefront of the major renovations."


Opening Arrangements

Free access to the exterior of the building at any time and controlled access to the interior courtyard by prior arrangement, for example Byker Community Trust or Erskine Society tours. Please contact Byker Community Trust for more information on 0191 2903910 or


Off A186 City Road Newcastle. Rail: Newcastle Central (2¼ miles). Bus: No's 12 and 18 from city centre. Metro: Byker Metro station

Parking Spaces


Street parking available,

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No