About

Chopwell is a village in Tyne and Wear. Traditionally an area of coal mining, Chopwell was nicknamed "Little Moscow" because of the strong support for the Communist Party. Chopwell counts "Marx Terrace" and "Lenin Terrace" among its street names, and during the 1926 General Strike the Union Flag at the council offices was taken down and replaced with the Soviet flag.

Address

Chopwell, New Castle, Tyne and Wear NE17

Chopwell