Ouseburn Valley and Spillers Quay

A cool and contemporary neighbourhood

Ouseburn Valley is a 200-acre vibrant creative and cultural quarter on the eastern edge of Newcastle city centre comprising a number of independent leisure and hospitality venues, design studios, heritage assets alongside a cluster of innovative commercial and residential developments.

Originally an area synonymous with heavy industry and coal, the lower Ouseburn Valley has been undergoing regeneration and transformation since the 1990s.

Now, it is one of the most attractive destinations to live, work and play in all of Newcastle, a hub for the arts and creative industries.

In Ouseburn Valley, you’ll find open art gallery The Biscuit Factory, the national centre for children’s books at Seven Stories, working urban farm and training centre Ouseburn Farm, revered independent music venue The Cluny as well as much loved pubs and restaurants such as Cook House, The Kiln, The Free Trade Inn, The Cumberland Arms, The Tyne Bar and The Ship Inn.

You’ll also find award-winning residential development, The Malings, comprising 76 homes, and Lower Steenbergs Yard, comprising 28 homes and 9,000sq ft of office space as well as The Toffee Factory, which offers high quality coworking space for creative and digital businesses.

Size: 200 acres
Gross development value: £75m (est.)
Ownership: Newcastle City Council
Uses: Commercial, Leisure, Hospitality, Residential.
Status: Late-stage scheme following successful partnership between Homes England, Newcastle City Council and igloo Regeneration on residential, commercial and recreational developments.