Newcastle is situated in the historic County of Northumberland, in the north east of England. The city and surrounding towns share a stunning coastline and balance of cultural attractions, lively nightlife and growing reputation for its business priority, Newcastle is an attractive place to work, learn and invest in.
The city has an internationally renowned reputation for medical sciences and sustainability. Human health and social work rank as the top business sector in the city followed by real estate activities and information and communication sectors. Digital, advanced manufacturing and health and life sciences are areas of strategic importance in the city with aims to continue their strong performance and encourage further growth. Business districts in and around the city include the city core, Newcastle Southern and North Tyneside. Newcastle takes pride in and values its skillful and driven workforce.
You’ll have no trouble getting around Newcastle with their extensive public transport system. The Tyne and Wear metro system has over 60 stops citywide. Alternatively, you can travel outside of the city by catching a train from Central Station. There are 3 bus services running throughout the city and Newcastle International Airport provides links to over 80 destinations.
The city is home to Newcastle University, a prestigious Russell Group University, as well as Northumbria University which is a national leader in business and enterprise. Close to Newcastle are other internationally renowned universities such as Durham University and Sunderland University.
Newcastle is home to an array of shops ranging from independent boutiques to luxurious designer brands so you won’t be short for shops to visit. There are also 2 fantastic shopping centres; Metrocentre and Eldon Square. Newcastle is a compact city so don’t forget to rest your feet between shops and stop off at a restaurant or pub nearby.
In a diverse city like Newcastle, you’ll never find yourself short of things to do. If you enjoy the theatre you can watch a live show at the world’s oldest working Victorian theatre, or take in some culture on the city’s doorstep and visit Newcastle Castle. Alternatively, if you are a sports fan why don’t you squeeze a football or rugby fixture in St James’ Park Stadium or Kingston Park Stadium whilst you’re visiting.
With the city’s impressive selection of hotels, you’ll find a range of hotels so you can select the one which matches your taste and budget. For instance, you can choose an option which suits your agenda best, be it a standard and low budget room or splash out on a grander, stylish room.
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