Rye Hill Campus Regeneration

A gateway to Newcastle

Newcastle College and Newcastle Sixth Form College Rye Hill campus is a place where education and industry collaborate to develop talented individuals required to work in the construction; green energy and decarbonisation; health and social care; creative culture, hospitality and tourism, business and professional service sectors.

Comprising 10 buildings housing specialist facilities and a public piazza, the campus is home to 13,000 students studying A Levels to Masters degrees the college is regarded as a critical provider of workforce talent to the Newcastle City region.

Plans are being drawn up to regenerate the entire campus, from its southern boundary at the edge of the proposed Forth Yards development and Redheugh Bridge to St James Boulevard at its North.

Creating world class spaces of technical education, the site will act as the gateway to Newcastle, linking Tyne and city.

Size: 22 acres
Gross development value:
£90 million
Ownership: Newcastle College Group (NCG)
Uses: Educational
Status: Early-stage scheme with plans to regenerate entire city centre campus.
Opportunity: Capital Investment sought as well as development partner and construction partner.