Castle Leazes

September 2020 applicants

The information below is subject to change due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. This page will be updated accordingly as circumstances change.

Castle Leazes


Plan for an unforgettable time at this bright and energetic student community, found right next to the stunning Leazes Park and only a 15 minute walk away from campus. Here, you’ll find a spacious chill-out lounge, gaming area, TV room, and on-site computer cluster, perfect for squeezing in some study before the fun begins.

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Our facilities include:


Study hard and play hard at Castle Leazes where you will have the time of your life. As part of this vibrant community, you will enjoy a range of on-site facilities and catering. The accommodation offers great value for money and a convenient lifestyle with our catered and self-catered rooms. 

EAT@Castle Leazes offers good quality food and hassle-free meals with no need to cook after a busy day; to get an idea of what you can enjoy, take a look at our sample menus. Vending machines on site also provide sweets, snacks and drinks 24/7. 

Access and safety

Accommodation is arranged in a number of buildings ranging from four to nine floors around courtyards. Lifts are available in four of the buildings. 

We take the safety of our students very seriously and Estates Security Officers patrol our accommodation to ensure your peace of mind.

A Residences Manager is responsible for Residential Services as well as welfare and discipline and a Customer Services Manager is responsible for Reception Services. 

Residences Manager: Deana Boulton
Supported by: Sandra Hall



Castle Leazes is a lively student village, just a short walk from the campus and handy for the University Sports Centre.

The buzz of the campus, city centre and shops are a 20 minute walk away.


Castle Leazes
Spital Tongues
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Find out how much it costs to stay with us.

Your contract

Castle Leazes is University-owned accommodation.

2020-2021 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 38 weeks  and covers the duration of the academic year. Rents are charged per day, so if your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges at the relevant daily rate.

All utility bills are included; WiFi is free, and we also provide Personal Possessions Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent.

Type of RoomWeekly Rate (2020/21)Annual Rate (38 weeks)
Single self-catered with washbasin £97.30 £3,697.40
Single self-catered with en-suite £140.14 £5,325.32
Single catered with washbasin £136.85


Single catered with en-suite £179.69 £6,551.37
Single catered with deluxe en suite £196.84 £7,203.07

Accessible Rooms

Our accommodation is accessible to all and we support students who have particular needs or disabilities

Information about accessible rooms is available on request. For further details please visit Accessible Accommodation

Virtual Tour

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.


Find out about getting in touch with your reception.

Contact information 

Castle Leazes
Spital Tongues
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8300


Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey (Mon-Wed), Louise Small (Thur-Fri)

Assistant Customer Services Manager: James Croydon

Customer Services Team Leader: Bev Bryant

Reception opening times

Due to coronavirus restrictions on face-to-face contact, all receptions are currently operating a phone/email service only, from Monday-Friday, 10.00-16.00.


Outside of opening times

If you require assistance outside of reception opening hours, please contact Estate Security Service on +44 (0) 191 208 6817.