The location and facilities at Leazes Parade make it an attractive and popular option for undergraduate students.
Take a look at our Accommodation Overview (PDF: 75 KB) to see how this residence compares to others.
Leazes Parade has 236 self-catered washbasin rooms in flats. Each flat is shared by two to six students, and the larger flats have two shower rooms and toilets. There's an attractive open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area where you can relax with your flatmates after a hard day of study.
It's just a short walk from Leazes Parade to Castle Leazes so you can choose to buy their catered package during term time so you can save time shopping, cooking and washing up. Just complete the Catered Package Opt-in.
Access and safety
Accommodation is spread over three floors with no lift.
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 and Lynne Robertson
Leazes Parade is located a short walk to the city centre and main campus.
Nearby to Castle Leazes, it's just a 15 minute walk to the Business School and Urban Sciences Building.
Off Barrack Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Public transport informationPublic transport information
From Newcastle Coach Station the following services operate to Barrack Road Industrial Estate: 71, 72, 87, 88.
Cross over the road, onto Holland Drive and take your first right to the Main Entrance (two minutes’ walk).
A taxi from the Coach Station to Leazes Parade takes approximately seven minutes.
For bus times and fares refer to Nexus Travel Line at 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, take bus (numbers 71, 72, 87, 88) from Grainger Street, to Fenham Barracks.
Cross over the road onto Holland Drive and take your first right to Main Entrance (two minutes’ walk).
Alternatively, a taxi from the Central Station to Leazes Parade takes approximately seven minutes.
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 either the Haymarket (25 minutes) or the Central Station (30 minutes) and follow directions as above.
Find out how much it costs to stay with us.
Leazes Parade is University-Managed accommodation.
The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks (23 September 2018 to 30 June 2019) 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 Room||Weekly Rate||Annual Rate (40 weeks)|
|236 single with washbasin||£106.40||£4,256.00|
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.
Off Barrack Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: 0191 232 2305
Customer Services Manager: Sian Crossey and Elizabeth Moore
Customer Services Team Leader: Beverley Bryant
Reception opening times
From 18.00 on Thursday 28 June, the on site reception will be closed for the summer period and will re open at 09.00 on Tuesday 28 August 2018.
Any queries during this closure period should be directed to the Customer Services team at Castle Leazes
Outside of opening times
If you have any problems after hours or need emergency assistance, contact our Estates Security Service at +44 (0) 191 208 6817.