Newcastle is the most prosperous city in the north east of England with a population exceeding 293,000 with 1.65 million in the Tyne & Wear region.

43,309 full time  students currently study at Newcastle University and Northumbria University.

The site is located in a prime position in Newcastle City centre with very good access to both universities.

Universities provide 6,149 beds and PBSA currently provides 9,377 beds.

Newcastle is the sixth largest student population in the UK with excess demand of circa 16,000 students.

Construction of the asset was completed in advance of the start of the 2018/2019 academic year and the building is now operational.