A Dynamic Destination to Live, Work & Play

Newcastle has become a highly coveted destination for achieving an ideal work-life balance.

Lower housing and rental costs compared to other UK core cities attract skilled workers to the region who want to enjoy a high standard of living. Post COVID-19, this affordability factor has driven more people to the area, with professionals looking to establish roots in a vibrant urban environment.

Newcastle also boasts its own integrated light rail system, the Tyne and Wear Metro, which connects individuals with employment and recreational activities. Combined with extensive transport links by bus, car and bicycle, ‘The Metro’ allows seamless travel throughout the region to explore all that it has to offer.

One of Newcastle’s standout features is its compact geography, with access to the stunning North Sea coast and Northumbrian countryside in 30 minutes or less. This proximity to natural beauty is a major draw for those seeking a balanced lifestyle, providing an opportunity to escape the urban hustle for outdoor spaces.

The city centre itself is a 15-minute city, with all amenities accessible by foot and active modes of travel encouraged through a network of cycle lanes and public foot paths.

Newcastle’s evening economy is bursting with diverse leisure and hospitality attractions that cater to a wide range of interests. From Michelin-starred fine dining and rooftop cocktail bars to centuries-old pubs, clubs, live music venues and theatres, entertainment is in Newcastle’s DNA.

A diverse food and drink scene allows residents to indulge in a culinary adventure on their own doorstep, with Geordie delicacies and international flavours throughout the city. The city boasts cultural landmarks and historical sites with ancient castles and cathedrals in the city centre and in nearby Northumberland and Durham. Contemporary art galleries and museums like the Biscuit Factory, Laing Art Gallery, Discovery Museum and Baltic also give variety for visitors. Heritage assets such as the iconic Tyne Bridge, Grainger Market and Grey’s Monument serve as a historical backdrop for exploration and discovery.

Beyond investment, Newcastle is a dynamic destination to live, work and play, with high standards of living, excellent connectivity, easy access to natural beauty, diverse leisure attractions a vibrant evening economy.