How to …

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How to … find the rally site …

From A19 southbound
Head south on A19
Use the left lane to merge onto Coast Road/A1058 via the ramp to Tynemouth/Whitley Bay
1.2 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Beach Road/A1058
0.8 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Preston North Road/A192
Go through one roundabout
0.5 miles: turn left onto Preston Avenue
0.2 miles: Percy Park Rugby Football Club

From A19 northbound
Head north on A19
Go through Tyne Tunnel (toll plaza on north side, free for motorbikes and tricycles)
Use the left lanes to turn slightly left to stay on A19
1.5 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit to Coast Road/A1058 via the ramp to Tynemouth/Whitley Bay
1.2 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Beach Road/A1058
0.8 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Preston North Road/A192
Go through one roundabout
0.5 miles: turn left onto Preston Avenue
0.2 miles: Percy Park Rugby Football Club

From A1 southbound
Head south on A1
Take the A19 exit toward Cramlington/Blyth/Ashington
0.3 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit onto A19
2.2 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit and stay on A19
5.2 miles: use the left lane to merge onto Coast Road/A1058 via the ramp to Tynemouth/Whitley Bay
1.2 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Beach Road/A1058
0.8 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Preston North Road/A192
Go through one roundabout
0.5 miles: turn left onto Preston Avenue
0.2 miles: Percy Park Rugby Football Club

From A1 northbound
Head north on A1(M)
After Washington Services, keep right at the fork to continue on A194(M), follow signs for South Shields
3.7 miles: continue on Leam Lane/A194
At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Leam Lane/A194
0.6 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit and stay on Leam Lane/A194
1.6 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit onto the A19 ramp to Morpeth/Tyne Tunnel
0.3 miles: merge onto A19
Go through Tyne Tunnel (toll plaza on north side, free for motorbikes and tricycles)
Use the left lanes to turn slightly left to stay on A19
1.5 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit to Coast Road/A1058 via the ramp to Tynemouth/Whitley Bay
1.2 miles: at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Beach Road/A1058
0.8 miles: at the roundabout, take the third exit onto Preston North Road/A192
Go through one roundabout
0.5 miles: turn left onto Preston Avenue
0.2 miles: Percy Park Rugby Football Club

 

How to … find a supermarket …

Morrison’s
Preston Grange
Preston North Road
North Shields
NE29 9QR

Opening times: Friday 7.00 am to 10.00 pm, Saturday 7.00 am to 10.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

There’s a pharmacy too …
Opening times: Friday 9.00 am to 8.00 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

 

How to … find a hospital …

North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields NE29 8NH
Phone: 0344 811 8111