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Newcastle University - Armstrong Building

The Armstrong Building is a beautiful Grade II listed building that was completed in 1888. It is home to the famous Kings Hall where Dr Martin Luther King received his honorary degree in November 1967.

  • Kings Hall will be the main meeting hub for UKCO2018 where Exhibition, Poster Sessions, Lunches, Breaks and Welcome Reception will take place.
  • The recently restored Boiler House right next to the Armstrong Building will be the main lecture hall.
  • The lecture break out rooms are located on the first and second floor of the Armstrong Building - Rooms 1.06 and 2.16. Check the programme for sessions in the breakout rooms

> Download the Campus Map - The Armstrong Building is location 22. Boiler House is location 10.

> Armstrong Building and Boiler House Map

> Newcastle Station to Armstrong Building - Walking plan and Metro map 



How to get there

By Train Newcastle Central Station is less than a 20 minute walk from the Newcastle University Armstrong Building or two stops on the Metro - Haymarket station. Download walking plan and Metro map.

  • London to Newcastle - 3 hours
  • Manchester to Newcastle - 2.5 hours
  • Leeds to Newcastle - 1.5 hours
  • Liverpool to Newcastle - 3 hours
  • Birmingham to Newcastle - 3.5 hours
  • Cardiff to Newcastle - 5.5 hours

By Road - For Sat Nav guides please use NE1 7RU

By Air The airport is about seven miles north west of Newcastle city centre. The airport Metro station is connected to the terminal. The journey to Haymarket (the nearest stop to the University) takes about 25 minutes. See Metro map.

Airport taxis pick-up and drop-off outside the terminal. You can book a taxi in advance or from inside the airport terminal. If you have booked any other taxi, they will pick you up or drop you off just across the road from the terminal. You may be able to pick up a non-booked taxi here, but this isn't an official taxi rank. A taxi into the city centre should take about 15 minutes.



The Armstrong Building, Newcastle University.