How To Find Us

NICR is based in the Paul O’Gorman Building, and is well placed for local, national and international travel. You may view our map and directions (PDF: 234KB).

There are also maps on the University's website for the campus and the location of the Paul O’Gorman Building, showing pedestrian and disabled access routes.


By Metro
The Tyne and Wear Metro is the most convenient way to get from Gateshead, Sunderland, Newcastle Airport, Tynemouth and also many suburban areas to the centre of Newcastle. The nearest station to the University campus is Haymarket. A map of the Metro system is available.

By Air
Newcastle International airport has direct flights to many UK and European cities and is around a 20 minute drive away. Upon arrival, taxis are usually available at the taxi rank outside. Alternatively, there is a Metro station located within the airport terminal.

By Road
Follow the A1 towards Newcastle, or if using the A69, travel westbound until the junction with A1 where you should join the A1 northbound. Whether you are travelling from the north or south, you should leave the A1 at the junction with the A167/A696 and follow the signs for the ‘City Centre’ (A167). Take the exit marked ‘Universities, RVI, Eldon Square’ (B1318, City North) and turn right to go across the flyover. Take the third exit off the roundabout and then first left. The Paul O’Gorman Building is in front of you. There is a public car park situated on B1318 (Claremont Road).

By Rail
Newcastle Central Station is situated on the east coast mainline making it easily accessible to London’ Kings Cross, Edinburgh and Glasgow. On arrival, taxis are usually available outside (though there can be sometimes be a queue). Newcastle Central Station is a short 10 minute drive away. Alternatively, a Metro station is located in the Central Station.