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The Stephenson Building


The Stephenson Building

A beacon for world leading education, research and collaboration.

£110m investment in world-class engineering facility

The redevelopment of the Stephenson Building is a £110 million investment. We have designed the scheme as a beacon for world leading education, research and collaboration.

The scheme is a momentous commitment to:

  • engaging, challenging and supporting students to discover and fulfil their potential
  • catalysing transformative research within and between disciplines
  • improving the economy, social wellbeing, and cultural richness of Newcastle
  • fostering an environment for international ambition and activities
The design for the new Stephenson Building.

The new Stephenson Building is part of our ongoing investment in exceptional facilities. It will deliver an outstanding student experience and a world leading environment for research and innovation.

Key features

Features of the redeveloped Stephenson Building will include:

  • Maker Space - a student-centred, student-led hub for creativity and entrepreneurship
  • a place for everyone, from quiet spaces to 500 person events and everything in between
  • minimising carbon emissions through efficient design and the latest building services technology
  • a home for three extraordinary research hubs focusing on current and future challenges: