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How do I contact Gateshead Council?

Contact us Include a daytime phone number so we can contact you. 0191 433 3000 – ask to speak to the member of staff you know best.

Is Gateshead rent office open?

Our housing offices are currently closed to the public, due to the coronavirus outbreak.

How much is housing benefit in Gateshead?

Local Housing Allowance rates

Shared accommodation rate £70.19 per week
One bedroom rate £97.81 per week
Two bedroom rate £109.32 per week
Three bedroom rate £126.58 per week
Four bedroom rate £182.96 per week

How do I pay my rent to Gateshead Council?

Pay with your debit card by phone 24 hours a day, by calling 0800 052 3455. It’s automated, safe, fast and easy. You will need your payment reference number, which can be found on any correspondence from the Rent and Income Team (including your rent statement).

Is Gateshead safe?

Gateshead is the second most dangerous major town in Tyne & Wear, and is among the top 5 most dangerous overall out of Tyne & Wear’s 28 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Gateshead in 2020 was 106 crimes per 1,000 people.

How many council houses are there in Gateshead?

Gateshead Council own and are responsible for the day-to-day management of nearly 20,000 homes.

What is the maximum Housing Benefit for a pensioner?

Maximum housing benefit is 100% of the eligible rent that you pay after services such as heating, lighting, water rates and non dependant charges are taken out.

Is Gateshead a county?

Gateshead, town and metropolitan borough, metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, historic county of Durham, northeastern England.

Where is the Civic Centre in Gateshead located?

The Civic Centre is a 5 minute walk from Gateshead bus and metro station, and the town centre. For information about public transport please visit the Nexus website. There is a public car park at the back of the building, accessed from Arthur Street. You need to buy a ticket to park here.

How did Gateshead Council help the Armed Forces?

Working in a role that was new and unestablished, he immediately reached out to the Armed Forces community. Within five months, Gateshead Council saw an 857% increase in requests for housing advice from that community, a group of people the council had previously never effectively worked with.

What are the covid-19 safety measures at Gateshead?

Covid-19 safety measures, which include social distancing and the wearing of face coverings, will still be in place until further notice to ensure everyone’s safety. If you have any queries please contact this office on 0191 433 3000 or email our ceremonies team at [email protected]

When is the register office in Gateshead open?

Opening hours Monday 9.30am to 5.30pm Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm