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:

Take a look at our ‌Accommodation Overview (PDF: 75 KB) to see how this residence compares to others.


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 provides something for everyone with the flexibility to choose a catered or self-catered option.

If you choose self-catered, you can still choose to purchase meals and can do so via our webstore.

EAT@Castle Leazes offers good quality food and hassle-free meals with no need to cook after a busy day, take a look at the varied menus. Vending machines 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.

2019-2020 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 38 weeks (22 September 2019 to 14 June 2020) 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 (2019/20)Annual Rate (38 weeks)
205 single self-catered with washbasin £102.55 £3,896.90
135 single self-catered with en-suite £137.13 £5,210.94
7 single self-catered with deluxe en-suite £153.93 £5,849.34
644 single catered with washbasin £141.05 £5,090.40
163 single catered with en-suite £175.63 £6,404.44

2020-2021 residents

Our updated pricing for students staying with us from September 2020 will be published soon. 

Accessible Rooms

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


We have one fully accessible ground floor, en-suite study-bedroom. It is fitted with mechanical lifting and ceiling track hoist, automatic low level door opening ‘push pads’  and light switches. The wetroom is fitted with a height adjustable washbasin, clos-o-mat toilet, grab rails and washroom alarm. There is a single bedroom next door which can be used as a carer’s self-catered room.

In addition, there are seven ground floor study-bedrooms with fire alarm strobe warning light system, amber doorbell strobe beacon, a pull cord alarm, and an induction loop system.

We also have two catered washbasin study-bedrooms at third floor level, fitted with amber doorbell, strobe beacon, ceiling pull cord alarm, fire alarm strobe warning light and induction loop system.


We have seven flats, each with one fully DDA compliant en-suite study-bedroom. The study-bedroom is fitted with a height adjustable desk, a wardrobe with pull down hanging rail, fire alarm strobe warning light system and a pull cord alarm.

The en-suites are equipped with:

  • a height adjustable shower
  • folding shower seat and back support
  • pull cord alarm
  • height adjustable washbasin
  • hinged support and grab rails

The communal kitchens are equipped with lowered worktops, a sink and hob with front-facing controls, a low-level cupboard unit, fire alarm strobe warning light system and a pull cord alarm.

The flats are located in the Castle Court area, with a disabled toilet with fire alarm strobe warning light system and pull cord alarm in the ground floor area. Disabled refuge points are available on each staircase landing area with intercom, and there is an emergency lift.

Castle Leazes accessible facilities

The central amenity area is equipped with two fully accessible toilets. There is lift access to Havelock Hall dining room and the bar area and evac chairs are available for students with mobility issues to use when necessary.

All pull cord alarms are connected directly to reception and are monitored by Estate Security Service outside of normal opening hours.

For further information on our accessible accommodation, see our Access for All Leaflet (PDF: 85KB).

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. Please note that the bar shown in the tour is no longer in operation. 

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


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

This reception is currently closed. The email inbox continues to be monitored Monday-Friday, 10.00-16.00. 

For any telephone enquires please contact Park View reception at +44 (0) 191 208 8445.

Outside of opening times

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