- The Civic Centre,
- Barras Bridge,
- Tyne and Wear,
- NE1 8QH
0191 277 7222
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By Public Transport
The nearest Metro Station is the Haymarket Metro Station. When leaving the station via the Northumberland Street turn left and walk towards the main road and traffic signals. Directly across the road is St Thomas Church and grounds. Walking past the church through the park area directly ahead you will see a 1960’s building and on the tower is sea horses heads this is the Civic Centre building. The Civic Centre has three entrances and directions to the Banqueting Suites can be given by our reception staff.
The Civic Centre is centrally located within Newcastle City Centre and has many busses available for more information visit Stagecoach
The Quayside Bus
There are Quayside busses that run frequently connecting the Quayside to the Civic Centre for more information visit The Quay link bus.
For Satellite Navigation (NE99 1)
The main motorway in to Newcastle from the A1 is the A167. On approaching the mini round about at Sandyford turn left and the Civic Centre Building is well sign posted from there. The large 10 floor building will now be visible to you. The Civic Centre car park is open to the public and a charge of £1.00 per hour applies. The Banqueting Suite can be accessed via the main entrance a glass door area. There is a main reception desk and all visitors are asked to obtain directions from the reception staff.
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Parking for staff and Visitors
This car park is for use by specific visitors to the Civic Centre, spaces need to be booked in advance 0191 211 7109.
Parking for the (Public)
Committee Rooms on the first floor Pandon Room, Council Chamber, Collingwood Room, Stephenson Room, Armstrong Room, Bewick Room, Dobson Room, Swan Room, Parsons Room, Grainger Room. All committee rooms are clearly indicated with accessible signs and braille. All rooms have bright lighting installed and natural light with the exception of the Council Chamber.
Committee Rooms on the Second floor Carliol Room, Leazes A Room, Leases B Room, Sandhill Room, Heber Room, Plummer Room. All committee rooms are clearly indicated with accessible signs and braile. All rooms have bright lighting installed and natural light.
Accessibility from the Grand Entrance
If there is a dinner or event taking place the Grand Entrance Door will be manned. Access is to the right of the Grand Entrance via a ramp beside the River Tyne God Sculpture. The doors at the Hutton Screen lead in to the Grand Entrance and accessible lifts and ramps are available to all areas.
Accessibility from the Registrars Entrance
There is an accessible ramp and access to the registrars is on the right hand side. Access to first floor committee rooms can only be obtained if you take the lift to the second floor and the Lord Mayors lift to the first floor.
Accessibile toilets within the Banqueting Areas
Outside Access from the Sandyford Entrance
No Level Access at Sandyford
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