Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Strolling through Suburban Settings; Walk: Marton and Ormesby Beck Distance: 4- Miles

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Strolling through Suburban Settings; Walk: Marton and Ormesby Beck Distance: 4- Miles

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Byline: BOB WOODHOUSE

M IDDLESBROUGH'S southern suburbs are criss-crossed by a network of walkways and cycle routes that pass through a whole range of settings.

Starting from St Cuthbert's Church at Marton we use the nearby pedestrian crossing to make our way into The Grove and soon pass Cleveland Drive on our right with Stewart Park covering ground away on our right. 1

A left-hand bend on The Grove takes us past Roseland Drive, on the right, and down the slope to the junction with Ladgate Lane.

Turning right at this point we pass under the railway bridge before turning left along the tarmac path with Park End estate on our right and Ormesby Beck left.

Our pathway runs directly ahead towards the buildings of James Cook University Hospital beyond the railway track and we turn left over a footbridge that takes us above Ormesby Beck and the railway.

Again, our route runs straight ahead to pass hospital buildings on our right to reach Marton Road (A172).

Turning right for a short distance we cross at the pedestrian light and then turn left to skirt around the football pitch.

Our path continues along the southern edge of Beechwood estate with allotments on our left and housing spreading along cul de sacs to our right.

Gleneagles Road runs close at hand on our right and we then pass Selkirk Close and Hoylake Road before reaching the junction with Saltersgill Avenue.

At this point we turn left along the roadway with the buildings of St March's RC College prominent on our right hand side. …

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