The Venue

The 2018 DataSHIELD Workshop will be held in the Fenwick Room which is located at the main reception of the Castle Leazes student accommodation, Newcastle University.


Castle Leazes
Spital Tongues
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4NY 

The image below shows the main entrance to the Castle Leazes building highlighted in orange. 

Location and Maps

The interactive map can be expanded to full screen and shows in purple icons the locations of the Castle Leazes Main Reception, Sandman Signature Hotel, Pleased To Meet You restaurant and Newcastle Train station. 

The suggested walking route from the Sandman Signature Hotel to the entrance of Castle Leazes main reception via pavement is shown. A shorter alternative route through the fields can also be viewed.  



Parking at Castle Leazes is very limited and you will need to pre-book a permit in advance by contacting their reception on Telephone: 0191 208 8300 or Email: castle.leazes@ncl.ac.uk If you are a blue badge holder we can try to reserve you a place however this is not guaranteed.

Suggested Accomodation

Participants must organise and pay for their own accommodation.  Below are some suggested local hotels and the estimated walking time to the conference venue:

Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle **** ~20 mins walk

Jurys Inn Newcastle **** ~30 mins walk 

Premier Inn Newcastle City Centre (the Gate) *** ~25 mins walk

Motel One Newcastle *** ~25 mins walk

Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter  ****~35 mins walk