The Foundry, 5 Clarence Street, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1YL
The Foundry is in a fantastic location in Newcastle, close to both Northumbria and Newcastle University campuses, providing brand new luxury student accommodation. From studios to four- or eight-bedroom apartments, every room is tailored to the specific needs of students and provides furniture including a desk, a wardrobe, a TV, a double bed and en-suite shower room. The Foundry is also well equipped with dishwashers, laundry and bike storage facilities, as well as limited car parking space and 24 hour CCTV security. All bills include weekly cleaning and 24/7 facility maintenance service. With a communal area within the building and an external courtyard, The Foundry is also a fantastic place for socialising and making new friends from all over the world. We host various events such as important festivals of different countries and outings to experience the real British culture.
Distance to universities: The Foundry is located right next to the School of Design and Business School of Northumbria University. It takes about 3 minutes' walk to the Business School of Northumbria University, about a 7 minutes' walk to Northumbria University's main campus and about ten minutes' walk to Newcastle University's main campus (10 mins if you take the metro).
Distance to restaurants: It takes about a 1-minute walk to a Chinese takeaway, a 3-minute walk to a Chinese restaurant with Karaoke service, a 4-minute walk to a local British pub and a 4-minute walk to a local British restaurant.
Distance to stores: It takes about a 2-minute walk to a Chinese store, a 3-minute walk to a convenience store (open till late night everyday), a 4-minute walk to a Tesco express and a 5-minute walk to a Sainsbury's.
Distance to church: It takes about a 5-minute walk.
Distance to public transportation: There are 3 bus stops near the Foundry, which takes a 1-minute, a 2-minute and a 4-minute walk respectively. It takes a 5-minute walk to Manors Metro Station, a 10-minute walk to Manors Train Station, a 13-minute walk to Monument Metro Staion and a 15-minute bus (Bus 22) directly to the Central Train Station.
Distance to Park: It takes a 4-minute walk.
Distance to GP: It takes a 4-minute walk.
Distance to City Centre: It takes about 12 minutes to walk to city centre. To be specific, it takes a 10-minute walk to Tyne River side/Gateshead Millennium Bridge/Pub street near the river, a 11-minute walk to City Library, a 5-minute metro to Elden Square, a 9-minute bus to Chinatown and 15-minute bus to Central Railway Station.
Art_gallery: BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Laing Art Gallery
Bar: Jesmond Dene House
Store: Sage Gateshead
Clothing_store: John Lewis
Hospital: Royal Victoria Infirmary, St Nicholas Hospital, Freeman Hospital Movie_theater: Tyneside Cinema