Newcastle Upon Tyne is a city and metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, North East England, famous for its castle keep. It is home to 173,000 people. The city is built on the River Tyne, with a coastline of 15 miles that includes sandy beaches, rocky coves and quaint fishing villages. But it’s not just about the coast – Newcastle is also home to fantastic museums, an idyllic riverside setting and the Northumberland National Park.
The engineering sector in Newcastle upon Tyne is thriving due to the convenient location, a large student population, strong research and innovation connections, and availability of great support services.
Transport in and around Newcastle Upon Tyne is plentiful and easy to use. There are many buses all over the city as well as out into surrounding areas such as Gosforth and Jesmond. The Metro has stations in several parts of Newcastle, easily accessed via bus or taxi.