Travel information

This page provides travel information for IWMW 2014 participants.


The event will take place at  Northumbria University. The postal address is:

Northumbria University
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


Delegates booking accommodation will have a room in the New Bridge Street residence at Northumbria University. The address of the accommodation is:

97-113 New Bridge Street
Newcastle upon Tyne


The IWMW 2014 event will take place on the City East Campus and the event accommodation is within a five minute walk. Newcastle city centre is  compact, so it’s easy to get around on foot, bike or by Metro. Note that the nearest Metro station is Manors.  From:

  • Central train station go the the Metro station take the Metro to Monument station (one stop taking about 1 minute). Then change trains for Manor s(one stop taking about 1 minute).
  • Newcastle Airport take the Metro to Monument station (about 25 minutes). Go to platform 3 and take the Metro to Manors Station (one stop taking about 1 minute).

Note that the accommodation is one minute walk from Manors station.

See the Metro maps for further information.

Getting to Newcastle

Newcastle has excellent transport links with major UK and international cities. Newcastle is easy to get to

  • Road – the A1(M) running north to south passes close by the city centre
  • Rail – Newcastle is about 3 hours from London
  • Air – Newcastle International Airport is only seven miles away

The Northumbria University web site provides details of travel to Newcastle.

If you are using a sat-nav to get to the University please use the following address:

Northumbria University, City Campus East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1UY

Car Parking

We are unable to offer parking on campus, although we do have a limited number of spaces for visitors with mobility issues. There are several car parks within walking distance of campus. The nearest NCP car parks are:

  • John Dobson Street (NE1 8HL)
  • New Bridge Street (NE1 8AB)
  • Carliol Square (NE1 6UL)

City Centre Map

A map showing the campus location is available on Google Maps and shown below.

Campus Maps

You may wish to view the campus maps provided by Northumbria University. Note that a PDF version is also available.