Thorntree is a housing estate in east Middlesbrough within the unitary authority of Middlesbrough and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. The population of this Middlesbrough ward taken at the 2011 census was 6,290. It is so called because it was built on land which was Thorntree Farm. It has a public park called Thorntree Park. The main roads of the estate are College Road and The Greenway. This housing estate was built in the late 1940s after people started to move away from the terraced housing of Middlesbrough town centre and North Ormesby. Thorntree has a population of 5,000 and was identified as the 3rd most deprived (out of 8,414) housing ward in England, in 2000. However, since the Index of Multiple Deprivation has begun to measure smaller output areas with a mean population of 1500, the three areas of Thorntree now rank 192nd, 205th and 378th most deprived (out of 34,412) in England respectively.
A disgruntled resident in a Thorntree apartment shared this in a review, "My boyfriend and I have lived here now for 2 years, we have a small child so we try not to move a lot. At first everyone was nice and friendly and worked with us when we had issues, however now I won't even go to the office to complain or anything because they are so rude and every time it seems like there's something new we have to pay for. Over the 2 years they've overcharged us multiple times and not one time have I received money back. They even charged us 300 for using their electricity when we use a different company. Now they're telling me my dog is too big and he's barely above my ankle but people have huskys in this same damn apartments. I can not wait to move from here."