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NORTHUMBRIA & YORKSHIRE
Newcastle University
contact:
Jeanette McGhie
telephone:
0191 222 6296/6318
email:
conference-team@newcastle.ac.uk
web:
www.ncl.ac.uk/conferenceteam
General Information
Newcastle University is located in one of the UK's most exciting cities and is great venue for conferences and meetings. The recent renaissance of the city has seen the building of the Millennium Bridge, the Angel of the North, the BALTIC arts centre and the Sage music centre.
Location & Access
The University is located in the city centre. Newcastle airport is seven miles away, with a rapid transport system (metro) to the University. By road, easy access is via the A1. The city's rail, coach and bus stations are within easy reach of the University by foot, taxi or metro.
Group Accommodation
Our two main residences - Castle Leazes Halls and Henderson Halls - offer over 1500 rooms during the summer vacation. Castle Leazes (situated 10 minutes walk from the main campus) is popular with groups who wish to use lecture facilities on campus and enjoy the proximity to the city centre. All rooms have washbasins, a limited number of twin and en-suite are available. Henderson Hall offers 88 en-suite rooms.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
Available on campus and in halls of residence situated within walking distance from the campus with additional facilities located three miles from the city centre in a quiet suburb. Rooms on campus range from the traditional splendour of Kings Hall to modern state-of-the-art lecture theatres with audio visual facilities. Halls of residence offer a fully comprehensive range of rooms with the advantage of on-site parking during the summer vacation.
Short Breaks
We can also provide facilities for short breaks, so for more information and to request literature please use the above contact details. You can also click on the ‘short break’ section of www.venuemasters.co.uk for a list of venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Castle Leazes Halls have several meeting rooms seating from 10-80 delegates available all year round. Henderson Hall have meeting rooms seating up to 150 delegates available all year round. Both sites can provide on-site catering.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 19 June - 19 September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter See any-time facilities
2008 Summer See any-time facilities
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 80 500
Dining Seated 120 350
Dining Buffet 150 450
En-suite Beds 0 88
Standard Beds 0 1000
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate On Request On Request
24 Hour Rate N/A £56.00
Groups (B&B; Rate) N/A £25.00
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