Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumbria University

Throughout the campus, they have a variety of newly refurbished, versatile and sustainable space. Sport Central arena is suitable for conferences, formal dinners and exhibitions, the elegant Great Hall can be used for formal functions and dining.

The Hedley Suite on campus and Northern Design Centre in Gateshead offer stylish, multi-functional flat spaces, perfect for corporate events and product launches.

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City Centre Location
Exhibition Space
Free High Speed WiFi
Good Transport Links
Value For Money

Location and transport information

Located in the heart of Newcastle, Northumbria University offers a range of cutting-edge conference and event facilities for all occasions.

Newcastle is a very compact city so getting around is easy! It has one of the best integrated transport systems in the country, centred upon the Metro system, and the extensive bus networks.

Excellent bus and Metro services run between our two Newcastle campuses and we also operate our own free bus service during both semesters.

Our City Campus is a 15 minute walk away from Newcastle train station or a minute walk from the closest metro station.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availabilityYear round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)400300
Cabaret style (maximum)100100
Exam style (maximum)200200
Boardroom style (maximum)5050
Exhibition space (sq metres)23972397
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)500130
University style bedrooms (max)2000N/A
Day delegate rates from £25.00£25.00
24HR rates from £80.00N/A
Meeting room only rates from £150.00£150.00

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

Northumbria University offers a range of cutting-edge conference and event facilities for all occasions. Tailor made meeting rooms, multiple-sized lecture theatres seating up to 400 people, and fine dining experiences in traditional or contemporary surroundings.

Sometimes trying on different surroundings can be good for business. From an inspirational setting for a training course to an extraordinary meeting of the board, our large range of meeting rooms are the perfect fit for any kind of corporate get-together. Made-to-measure break-out rooms are also available for meetings within meetings, while bespoke catering means you won’t even have to break for lunch.

Amazing things happen every day behind the different doors of Northumbria University and our campus can offer you a variety of newly refurbished, versatile and sustainable space.

The venue offers a variety of choice, from an arena as large as three basketball courts in Sport Central, to elegant period architecture in The Great Hall. Alongside this sits multi-purpose, cutting-edge space across our City Campus and Coach Lane Campus.

Their food and drink is environmentally sustainable; the coffee on offer is certified Fairtrade as part of the Starbucks ‘proud to serve’ brand and our Fairtrade tea is supplied by Clipper. We also serve MCS certified fish from sustainable sources, helping to keep our oceans alive. Offering the option to use crockery and environmentally friendly water 'vivreau'.

If you are looking for a one-stop-shop to manage all aspects of your event, then take a look at the additional support services that Northumbria University’s experienced Conferencing and External Hire team has to offer. Whatever you need, we’ll make it happen.

Our services include the provision of and / or guidance around:

  • IT / AV
  • Security
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Catering and Retail
  • Accommodation
  • Sports Products
  • Marketing
  • Collateral
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