Liberty Plaza

Liberty Plaza


Liberty Plaza is stylish, slick, and kitted out with state-of-the-art décor and furnishings. Only a 10 minute walk from campus and the buzz of the city centre, this residence sports spacious bedrooms and a conveniently-close supermarket. Each flat lounge has its own TV, and the shared common room includes a TV, games console, and pool table.

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Our facilities include:

  • WiFi
  • on-site laundrette
  • communal TV (excluding licence)
  • common room
  • bike storage

Liberty Plaza is one of our Managed Partnership accommodation sites, owned by Liberty Living student accommodation.

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


Liberty Plaza offers self-catered en-suite rooms shared by five or six students. Each flat has a communal lounge/kitchen and bedrooms include four foot or double beds.

For socialising and relaxing with your friends, there's a TV in each lounge and there is also a common room with a communal flat-screen TV, games console, and pool table.

Building work will be ongoing throughout the academic year on a site adjacent to Liberty Plaza which may cause disturbance to residents.

Access and safety

Liberty Plaza accommodation is spread over 10 floors. There are lifts in each building, an entry-phone system and on-site CCTV.

You’ll feel safe and secure with our 24-hour Security and On-site Maintenance teams.



Liberty Plaza is located next to the Business School and Urban Sciences Building and opposite Newcastle United Football Stadium.


Liberty Plaza
Wellington Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Your contract

Liberty Plaza is one of our Managed Partnership residences, owned by Liberty Living. The length and terms of contract differ to that of the University.

The contract is a fixed term period of 43 weeks (21 September 2019 to 18 July 2020) covering the academic year and an additional few weeks. EU and International students will be given a contract for 44 weeks to allow you to attend the International Welcome Programme.

Rents are charged per week. If your contract differs to the standard dates above (i.e. earlier arrival), you will incur additional accommodation charges.

All utility bills are included, WiFi is free and they also provide Personal Possessions Insurance via Endsleigh Insurance.

Find out more about how to pay your rent

Type of RoomWeekly Rate (2019/20)Annual Rate (43 weeks)
418 single standard with en-suite £134 £5,762
81 single premium with en-suite £144 £6,192
19 single premium en-suite with bath £154 £6,622

As a UK student you have to pay a deposit in advance of your arrival and the first rent instalment on the day of arrival.

As an EU or International student you must pay a deposit and the whole year's rent by your arrival date, unless you can provide a UK based guarantor which will allow you to pay your rent in three instalments.

If you are allocated a room in Liberty Plaza and accept it whilst holding only a Conditional Firm offer, and are unsuccessful in obtaining a place to study at Newcastle University, your room allocation will be withdrawn and your application cancelled. If you had paid any upfront fees, these will be refunded to you in full, but there may be a small delay in the refund being processed.

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Accessible Rooms

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

We have three en-suite accessible study-bedrooms with vibrating pillow and fire alarm strobe warning light system. The en-suite has a larger floor space for ease of access to accommodate wheelchair users and is equipped with a fixed shower chair with grab rails located by the shower, toilet and washbasin.

The kitchens are equipped with height adjustable worktops, sink and a low level oven with front facing controls.

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 sample of our bedrooms and communal areas. Use your mouse/finger to click/tap within the video window to look around. Keep in mind, we have a large variety of room types and the room you're allocated may look different to the ones shown.


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Contact information

Liberty Plaza
Wellington Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: 0191 232 6821

Reception opening times

Reception at the site is open from 08.00 until 17.30, Monday to Friday.

Outside of opening times

If you need to collect keys outside of these opening hours or if you need emergency assistance, please contact reception on 0191 232 6821.