Somerton, Newport

Somerton is located in Newport
Location within Newport
OS grid reference ST334870
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district NP19 0,4,8
Dialling code 01633

Maindee exchange
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
UK Parliament
List of places
51°34′58″N 2°57′46″W  /  51.582848°N 2.962775°W  / 51.582848; -2.962775 Coordinates: 51°34′58″N2°57′46″W / 51.582848°N 2.962775°W / 51.582848; -2.962775

Somerton is an area in the south-east of Newport. The northern half of the area is located in the Alway ward with the southern half in the Lliswerry ward – The two halves being separated by the Great Western Main Line. Somerton has a local Primary School and Post Office and is the location of St Patricks RC Church.

Somerton is perhaps best known for Somerton Park – the former home of professional football and speedway in Newport with Newport County and the Newport Wasps.

The neighbourhood is also home to one of the last remaining 'TARDIS' police boxes in the city – the Somerton TARDIS on Chepstow Road.

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