Newcastle - NSW 2287

Wallsend is a suburb located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. It falls within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle. Wallsend is situated approximately 11 kilometers west of the Newcastle central business district. Wallsend was established in the mid-19th century and has a rich history associated with coal mining. The suburb takes its name from the Wallsend Colliery, which operated in the area from the 1860s until its closure in the 1960s. The Wallsend Colliery was one of the largest and most productive coal mines in the region during its operation.

Key Demographics of Wallsend



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Median Rental Return of Houses

$530 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$490 per week

Is Wallsend NSW a good suburb?

Over the years, Wallsend has evolved into a residential suburb with a mix of housing styles, including older miners’ cottages, mid-20th century dwellings, and more modern developments. It is a popular suburb for families and offers a range of amenities and facilities, including schools, shopping centers, parks, and sporting facilities. Wallsend is also known for its strong community spirit and active local organizations. It has a vibrant local shopping strip along Nelson Street, which features a variety of shops, cafes, and services. The suburb is well-connected to surrounding areas through road and public transportation networks, making it accessible for residents and visitors alike. Overall, Wallsend offers a blend of history, community, and convenient living, making it a desirable place to reside within the Newcastle region.

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Schools near Wallsend

Wallsend has several schools within its boundaries. Wallsend Public School, Wallsend South Public SchoolPlattsburg Public School, are a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6, while St Patrick’s Primary School is a primary Catholic school, serving years K-6.

Wallsend Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Wallsend area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Wallsend NSW

Wallsend is part of the local government area (LGA) known as the City of Newcastle.

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