Most of the photos on this page are taken in an area between Welbeck Road and Walker Road which is only a small part of Walker. Other parts of Walker will follow at some stage.
Walker is notable for Walker Park, the Walker Riverside Park, and the Lady Stephenson Library.
Walker is also the birthplace of Eric Burdon lead singer of The Animals & later War. The Animals recorded a song called "Gonna Send You Back To Walker"
Another Walkerite, the author, journalist and broadcaster Keith Topping, titled one of the chapter's in his novel The Hollow Men, The St. Anthony's Chinese Takeaway Massacre.
The Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi grew up in Walker and played his youth football for the local team Walker Central.
Text harvested from Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne - Wikipedia
St Anthony's Road
The Rec' - The home of Walker Central FC
And finally a couple of photos taken at sunrise in the area.