Dunston Staiths

The former coal staiths is believed to be the largest timber structure in Europe. It is a Scheduled Monument, Grade II listed and is owned by the registered charity Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust (TWBPT).

Dunston, Gateshead NE8 2GS

0191 275 3765

20. Event at Dunston Staiths

20th May

Dunston Staiths will open in the evening especially for The Late Shows and there’s loads going on.

Views of the River Tyne from the iconic structure and its environs are stunning, and well worth seeing. Staiths Friends will be on hand to answer your questions.

From 6-8pm at the Staiths Café (1 Autumn Drive, NE8 2BZ) join Beccy Owen’s Pop-up Choir to rehearse Songs of the Southbank, culminating in a performance on the Staiths. Limited choir places can be booked via

Finally, as darkness falls, Projected Image will bathe the Staiths in colour, pattern and movement with a very special light show.

Dunston Staiths Dunston, Gateshead NE8 2GS

Maintained by Harry Bailey