Wellington St Plaza

September 2021 applicants

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Wellington St Plaza

This accommodation will be available via our online application from Monday 26 July.


Wellington St 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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Front view of Wellington Street Plaza

Single en-suite self-catered bedroom

Shared kitchen/lounge

Shared kitchen/lounge

Shared common room

Outside social area

Single en-suite self-catered bedroom

Single en-suite self-catered bedroom

Shared kitchen/lounge

Shared kitchen/lounge


Single en-suite self-catered bedroom

Single en-suite self-catered bedroom


Our facilities include:

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

Wellington St Plaza is one of our Managed Partnership accommodation sites, owned by Unite Student accommodation.


Located next to the Business School and Newcastle Helix site, Wellington St Plaza (formerly called Liberty Plaza) offers modern self-catered, en-suite rooms in flats 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. And when you feel like exploring, the city centre is right on your doorstep with a wide range of shops, restaurants and entertainment to choose from. 

Access and safety

Wellington St 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.


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


Wellington St Plaza
Wellington Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Your contract

Wellington St Plaza is one of our Managed Partnership residences, owned by Unite Students. The length and terms of contract differ to that of the University.

2021-2022 residents

The contract is a fixed term period of 40 weeks covering the academic year and an additional couple of weeks.

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 (2021/22)Annual Rate (40 weeks)
Single standard with en-suite £139 £5,560
Single premium with en-suite £149 £5,960
Single premium en-suite with bath £159  £6,360
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Contact information

Wellington St Plaza
Wellington Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Telephone: 0191 232 6821

Reception opening times

Monday to Friday: 7.30am - 7.30pm
Saturday: 7.30am - 3.30pm