Newcastle upon Tyne (often shortened to Newcastle) is a city and metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England.
Situated on the north bank of the River Tyne across from Gateshead, the city is now a huge centre for business and culture, and well-known for its fantastic night life, superb transport links including airports, motorways and the metro underground network, it’s no wonder why so many businesses are now choosing to have their serviced offices in Newcastle.
The city is also famous for a number of sporting reasons. The city has a Premier League football club in the shape of Newcastle F.C, and it has hosted the Great North Run since its inception in 1981.
The area also spawned the world-famous Newcastle Brown Ale, has the Metro Arena for huge music concerts, and is home to a number of well-respected museums and art galleries. So for businesses with serviced offices in Newcastle, you’ll never be short of options if you’re entertaining clients in the city!
Tenants with access to serviced offices in Newcastle have some of the best transport links in the North East. Fantastic motorway links, overground train services, underground Metro services, buses and airports are all plentiful and easy to access, ensuring that you are well connected when it comes to travelling to your serviced offices in Newcastle.
Businesses with serviced offices in Newcastle that require regular air travel are served by the largest and busiest airport in the north. Newcastle Internaional Airport handles over five million passengers a year, and is the fasted growing international airport in terms of passenger numbers. Newcastle International Airport provides passengers with over 90 international destinations worldwide.
Airport Code: NCL
Distance from Newcastle city centre: 6 miles (9.65km)
Airport Code: LHR
Distance from Newcastle city centre: 40.6 miles (65.33km)
Commuting to your serviced offices in Newcastle is incredibly easy by train thanks to Newcastle railway station - also known as Newcastle Central Station - being a major stop of the East Coast Main line and Cross Country Route. Newcastle also has a second mainline station, in the form of Manors, which lies to the east of the city centre.
Passengers from Newcastle can travel to wide variety of different UK destinations, including London King’s Cross, Durham, Darlington, York, Doncaster and Peterborough, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness. CrossCountry trains mainly serve destinations in the Midlands and the South West including Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Derby, Leeds,Plymouth, Sheffield and Reading. Whilst First TransPennine Express operate services to Manchester an
Newcastle has two major bus stations in the city in the form of Haymarket bus station and Eldon Square bus station. These bus stations provide services to many places in the region, as well as National Express coach services to other parts of the UK.
Newcastle is one of only four places in the UK with its own underground railway system. The Tyne and Wear Metro covers a majority of the county, including Gateshead, Sunderland and many other places, and carries over 37 million passengers a year to various destinations across Tyne and Wear.
The Green line starts at Newcastle Airport, goes through the city centre and into Sunderland, terminating at South Hylton. The yellow line starts at Newcastle Football Club’s newly renamed Sports Direct Arena (previously known as St James’ Park), and runs north of the river alongside Byker towards Whitley Bay, before returning to the city, on to Gateshead and terminates at South Shields.