Heaton History In Old Photos & Film

Heaton Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne&Wear England UK

Heaton is an inner-city suburb in the east of Newcastle upon Tyne. Boasting a large Victorian Park, Pet’s Corner and many shops, bars and cafes, it’s a popular area with both families and students.

Thanks to Newcastle Libraries for use of the image at the top of this page. It shows The Bowling Green in Heaton Park, roughly a century ago.

Heaton Through The Ages

Heaton Now and Then

Uploaded to YouTube on 28 Aug 2012 by Aaron Swallow.

“It is a photography exhibition and film based upon old photographic images of Heaton, Newcastle and combines recreating these images with present day film footage. It also features interviews with local residents and business people and music and poetry by local musicians and poets.”

Heaton Old And New

Uploaded to YouTube on 13 Mar 2015 by Grant Wilson.

“Images of Heaton, mainly from the archives of Heaton History Group, heatonhistorygroup.org. Music by me, three slip jigs.”

A short film showing pictures of Heaton’s streets, shops, park, and the People’s Theatre in the past.

Old Byker and Heaton Newcastle upon Tyne

Uploaded to YouTube on 4 Apr 2009 by jilllowes.

Heaton In the 21st Century

Chillingham Road Bus Ride (2007)

20 Sep 2007 kbs170: “video from top level to the road.”

Chillingham Road Primary School (2008)

Uploaded to Youtube on 22 Nov 2008 by panasonic51512.

Snowfall in Heaton (2010)

Mahesh Parate uploaded this video to YouTube. 

It shows the snow falling on 5th January 2010.

Heaton Voices at City Hall (2011)

Uploaded to YouTube on 6 Mar 2011 by Ian Ground.


Flooding In Chillingham Road (2012)

“28 June Chillingham Road, Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Thunderstorm followed by heavy rain and flood caused happy people enjoying the results :))))”

Mehran Ghorbani Nezami

Flooding In Heaton & Byker (2012)

“Filmed around Newcastle during a flash flood.  Locations : Coast Road, Chillingham Road, Byker Bypass.”

Kev Black

28th July 2012.

The Baldy Holly Band At Peggy Sue’s Café (2015)

“The Baldy Holly Band performs outside Peggy Sue’s Café, Chillingham Road in Heaton.”


4th July 2015

Tutti Frutti At Peggy Sue’s Diner (2015)

Uploaded to YouTube on 15 Aug 2016 by Baldy Holly.

“Playing Rock n Roll to the masses, Baldyholly style on Chillingham Rd,  Newcastle Upon Tyne.”

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