Visiting NewBridge

If you’re planning on visiting NewBridge for an event, exhibition or a browse in the bookshop, we want to make sure you have all the information you need. Below you’ll find more details on the accessibility of our buildings, and planning your journey to get here. To find out more about what’s inside, including facilities only accessible to our members, you can head to our Space page.

The NewBridge Project
Shieldfield Centre
4-8 Clarence Walk (entrance off Stoddart Street)
Newcastle upon Tyne


TELEPHONE: 07708 195 800


Wednesday – Friday, 12 – 5pm

We are also open some Saturdays, and for events outside these times, please contact us or check the programme section of out website for details.


A map of the Shieldfield area, with the building represented by a blue square

How to get here


Where possible we encourage people to walk or cycle to our venue. The Shieldfield Centre is a 15-20 minute walk from Newcastle Town Centre.

We have bike racks in the underground car park, please ask a member of staff if you need to store your bike here whilst you visit.


Public Transport


The Shieldfield Centre is well connected to Newcastle and Gateshead and the surrounding area via bus, all within close walking distance.

  • A bus stop with routes for the number 1, 32 and 32A is located 160yd (2 minutes) away on Portland Road.
  • A bus stop with routes for the number 6, 32 and 32A is located 0.2m (5 minutes) away on Shield Street.
  • Several bus stops with routes for 62, 63, 1A, 1B, 12, 22, 39, 40, 91 are located 0.3m (6 minutes) away on New Bridge Street.


The closest metro stations are Manors (8 minute walk) and Jesmond (11 minute walk), so you can get to the Shieldfield Centre via both yellow and green metro routes.



If you have travelled by car, we have 8 car parking spaces situated to the front of the Shieldfield Centre adjacent to Stoddart Street. These are the 8 spaces in front of The NewBridge Project space entrance, you cannot park in any of the spaces after the white line as these are for the Thornfield Medical Centre.

There is also other parking located in the Shieldfield area.


Please note, all cars and bikes are left at owners own risk.