orth Shields



North Shields is on the north bank of the River Tyne and is a working fishing port.

The Fish Quay has an array of culinary delights with lots of good restaurants to choose from. There is also the option to eat al fresco with fresh fish and chips, while sitting and overlooking the Tyne, watching the vessels pass by. 

Use the interactive map to find all the race information and road closures by clicking on the icons embedded within it.

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Communities - ETA

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Full road closure

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Rolling road closures

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Taxi Ranks

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Car Park restrictions

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Parking restrictions



Road Closures:

 A rolling road closure will be in place around North Shields for a period of time between 


Estimated Time of Arrival: 15:12.

The lead cars and outriders will arrive around 20 minutes ahead of the lead riders.

Please click on the icons within the map for both car park and on-street parking restrictions.

There will be no parking on the race route.  Please park away from the route and with consideration to local residents and businesses.

More Info:

For more information on what to see and do around North Shields head to visitnorthtyneside.com

The Old Low Light, once used as a means for navigating ships back into the Tyne, is now a facility run by volunteers celebrating the history and heritage of the area. It features a museum, shop, café, event space and viewing platform. 

Royal Quays is built on the site of former docks, home to the North Shields International Ferry Terminal, outlet shopping, bowling, a water park and trampoline centre.