A purpose-built development of en-suite apartments for Newcastle University students a short walk from campus and the city centre.
Our facilities include:
- plasma TV (excluding licence)
- large fridge
- large freezer
- managed by NUstudenthomes
Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 64KB) to see how this residence compares to others.
Barker House is self-catered accommodation available for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Each apartment has a contemporary open plan kitchen/living space. There is a flat screen TV, leather sofas, washer/dryer, large fridge and separate large freezer.
There is no on-site parking at Barker House for residents. Parking is via Pay and Display car parks nearby.
There is access to an external bike rack.
Barker House has 137 en-suite bedrooms.
Access and Safety
We take the safety of our students very seriously and there is on-site biometrics/entry-phone system/CCTV to ensure your peace of mind.
Barker House is in Shieldfield, a short walk from the University campus and city centre.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Managed by NUstudenthomes
Barker House is managed by the University's Private Sector Team NUstudenthomes
Please contact Alec Hughes if you have any queries.
Tel: 0191 2087109
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Barker House reception informationBarker House reception information
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3333
Reception opening times
Reception at the site is manned for two hours per day Monday to Friday. Tenants are advised weekly of the opening times as these can vary.
Outside of opening times
If you have any problems after hours or need emergency assistance contact our:
Estates Security Service
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6817
Public transport informationPublic transport information
Bus companies operate services to Barker House from the city centre. There is a bus stop directly outside the block.
For up-to-date information on public transport please use the journey planner. You will be given details of which services operate.
For bus times and fares refer to Nexus Travel Line or contact them by telephone on 0871 200 2233.
Calls to this number will cost 10 pence a minute from a landline and considerably more from a mobile.
From Newcastle Central Station you can take a bus and taxis are also available.
Newcastle International Airport is about seven miles northwest of Newcastle University.
A taxi from the airport will take about 15 minutes, costing approximately £15.
You can also travel by Metro (rapid transport system) to Central Station which will take about 30 minutes. You can then take a bus to Barker House.
Find out how much it costs to stay with us in 2017/2018.
Barker House is privately owned but is managed by NUstudenthomes - the property management team within the University Accommodation service.
The contract runs from 18 September 2017 to 10 September 2018.
Your rent includes a hot water and heating allowance of £6.00 per person per week (£306.00 per year). You will be liable for any charge above this allowance figure.
WiFi includes standard broadband of 20mb/s. Upgrades are available.
The damages deposit for Barker House is £200.
Find out more about how to pay your rent.
|Type of Room||Weekly Rate||Annual Rate|
|Single standard with en-suite||£124.25||£6,354.50|
Available to postgraduate students and returning undergraduate students.
One accessible en suite study-bedroom with height adjustable furniture suitable for wheelchair users. The en suite is equipped with pull cord alarm with grab rails.
The communal kitchen is equipped with lowered worktops, sink and hob with front facing controls, low-level cupboard unit and fire alarm strobe warning light.
The pull cord is linked to the Reception and is monitored by the 24-hour monitoring service.
Take a virtual tour of our accommodation
The virtual tours of our accommodation give you a view of a small sample of our bedrooms and communal areas.
We have a large variety of room types so can't show every variation. The room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown in the virtual tours.