Liberty Quay
For 20/21 bookings this property will be known as Quay Point.

  • Common areas

  • Gym

  • Gym

  • Gym

  • Communal living area

  • Communal living area

  • Communal living area

  • Reception

  • Laundry facilities

  • Bike storage

  • Outdoor space

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    All bills included

    That’s water, electricity and gas – nice and easy to help with your budgeting!

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    Internet, Wi-Fi & 4Network

    You get 50Mb/s high speed broadband and Wi-Fi which you can upgrade to super speed if needed. You'll also get 4Network as standard, and you can connect up to 7 devices!

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    Personal contents insurance included

    We hope you won’t need it but it’s nice to know that you have insurance as backup for your peace of mind.

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    Gym

    Keeping fit is easy thanks to our on-site gym – free to use whenever you like. Feel the burn, without the hole in your wallet!

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    Common areas

    There is a large, deluxe common room kitted out with state-of-the-art furnishings and plenty of activities so you can sit back and chill with your mates.

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    Laundry facilities

    Your parents aren’t here to do your laundry for you – and nor are we! Luckily, we do provide facilities for you to use with quick and easy step-by-step instructions.

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    Bike storage

    The residence comes with plenty of bike storage so there’s no excuse not to bring yours and get some exercise. Note that your bike isn’t protected by our contents insurance so make sure you get it covered!

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    Outdoor space

    There’s an external courtyard area, so there’s plenty of opportunity to get some quiet time or catch a tan… British weather depending, of course.

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    BBQ area

    Believe it or not, the UK does get sunshine at least some of the time. There’s no better way to socialise with flatmates than with a BBQ in our specially designated area.

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    Reception

    Got a question or need some advice? Our Reception Team will be more than happy to point you in the right direction.

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    Post service

    Our lovely staff at reception will happily take delivery of parcels and signed-for items – so no need to give up that online shopping addiction!

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    On-site Residence Team

    Our Residence Teams are friendly and easy to chat to, so you can get any queries sorted straight away without any hassle.

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    On-site Housekeeping and Maintenance Teams

    Whenever you need something fixing just give our on-site teams a call and we’ll sort it quickly and at a time that works for you.

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    Electronic entry systems

    The residence is protected by fob lock entry and the rooms by either a personal key or fob for complete peace of mind.

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    Security

    The safety of students is our priority at Liberty Living. That’s why our residences are monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day. Think of us like your guardian angels.

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    Access for wheelchair users

    This residence is accessible for people of all abilities.

Liberty Quay
    • Newcastle University
    • Northumbria University
    • Newcastle Business School
    • Newcastle College
    • Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
    • Sage Gateshead
    • Millennium Bridge
    • Quayside
    • Chinatown
    • O2 Academy
    • Metro Radio Arena
    • City Hall
    • Discovery Museum
    • Life Science Centre
    • Great North Museum
    • Leazes Park
    • Quilliam Brothers' Teahouse
    • Pink Lane Coffee
    • Flat Caps Coffee
    • Moulin Rouge Café and Grill
    • Central Bean Coffee House
    • The Coffee Trader
    • Sloppy Joe's Deli
    • Sapori Café
    • Moulin Rouge Café and Grill
    • Coop Chicken House
    • The Broad Chare
    • Caffe Vivo
    • Fat Buddha
    • Chinatown
    • Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill
    • Artisan
    • The Botanist
    • Jamie's Italian
    • Nancy’s Bordello
    • Tup Tup Palace
    • Floritas
    • Revolution
    • Toyko
    • House of Smith
    • Livello
    • Perdu
    • Pitcher and Piano
    • Slug and Lettuce
    • The Quayside
    • Baltic Cafe Bar
    • Madame Koo
    • Tiger Tiger
    • Players
    • Nancy’s Bordello
    • Eldon Square
    • Metrocentre
    • Northumberland Street
    • Eldon Square Car Park
    • Grainger Town Car Park
    • Oxford Car Park
  1. Social scenes

    Liberty Quay is located in central Newcastle; less than 10 minutes’ walk from Northumbria University and its Students’ Union. The location of the residence means you will never be far away from the exciting social scenes the city has to offer.

    Newcastle’s bars and pubs are known for being extremely welcoming and great value for money. You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment as Liberty Quay is located around hundreds of restaurants, bars, and music venues.

    A few minutes’ walk from the residence is a popular student bar and restaurant; Nancy’s Bordello. The bar is especially well-known for its delicious cocktails and quirky interior, and they also do great value food; so don’t miss out!

    The Quayside is an area set along the River Tyne, home to Newcastle’s iconic Millennium Bridge, just 5 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay. The area has recently been redeveloped and now houses many pubs, bars, restaurants and nightlife. Some favourites to visit include; Pitcher and Piano, Slug and Lettuce, The Quayside, and the Baltic Café Bar (with fantastic views across the water).

    Located just 15 minutes' walk from Liberty Quay, you'll find popular restaurants such as The Botanist and Las Iguanas. 

    Nightlife in Newcastle is among one of the best in the UK. Music lovers will be spoilt for choice with the many live music venues, including; The Utilita Arena, the O2 Academy and The Sage Music Centre in the Quayside.

    For a sophisticated night, head to Collingwood Street known as the Diamond Strip, 15 minutes from Liberty Quay. Here you will find a variety of bars and clubs including Madame Koo, Perdu and Revolution.

  2. What's around

    Newcastle is compact yet big enough to get that city-like experience. Newcastle boasts a large collection of museums, galleries, theatres, and entertainment venues. There is something for everyone to enjoy in the city, to suit all tastes and budgets.

    The Gate cinema and leisure complex is 20 minutes’ walk from your student accommodation and houses a 12-screen cinema and 19 venues over three floors including restaurants, bars and nightclubs. For live music, visit the O2 Academy and the City Hall featuring some well-known bands and artists.

    If you want to learn about the history of Newcastle, The Discovery Museum is worth a visit –25 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay. Or why not visit the Life Science Centre in the city centre, to learn all about life? Finally, we recommend The Great North Museum – a Natural History Museum just 20 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay.

    If you enjoy sightseeing, take a walk down to the Quayside to see the iconic Millennium Bridge as well as The Baltic Centre which houses contemporary art. The Quayside has many pubs, restaurants, hotels and nightclubs to explore which are perfect to enjoy on a sunny day.

    Newcastle is a shopper’s paradise! Eldon Square is 15 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay and is open until 8pm. There are over 150 shops to choose from, including all the well-known high street names like John-Lewis, Apple, New Look, Topshop and hundreds more. Northumberland Street is the main shopping area, with some quirky indie-type shops. If that’s not enough, why not try the Metrocentre in Gateshead? It’s just 20 minutes away on the Metro, and the experience stretches far beyond just retail.

    Take a walk to Leazes Park to relax in between and after lectures, perfect for a game of football or Frisbee and a BBQ with friends in the summer. For stretches of beautiful coastline, you must visit Whitley Bay and Tynemouth – 20 minutes on the Metro from Manners station.

  3. Getting active

    If you like to keep fit, Northumbria University is located a 5 minute walk from Liberty Quay and is home to an array of sporting services.  Not only do they have a fully equipped gym, they also house a 12m climbing wall and a 25m swimming pool.  

    For fans of professional sport, Newcastle is well-known for its football club; Newcastle United. Their stadium is St James’ Park; in itself a hugely visual presence within the city and under 30 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay. Fans of Cricket will relish in the fact that Durham County Cricket Club is a 20 minute train journey away; the club hosts England International matches.

    The Newcastle Eagles are the most successful British Basketball team in BBL and play their games at Eagles Community Arena – 15 minutes from Liberty Quay.

    Exhibition Park is 30 minutes’ walk away, perfect for a game of football with friends or a gentle jog. Check out the weekly Saturday park run it’s free!

  4. Travel and transport

    Liberty Quay is located on Stepney Lane, a short 5 minute walk from the city centre of Newcastle and Northumbria University campus. The residence is ideally located so that you can make the most out of your time here.

    Newcastle’s main train station is 15 minutes’ walk away and provides a quick link to other cities around the UK in all less than 3 hours, including London, Leeds, Scotland, and Manchester.  Additionally Newcastle has its own Metro train system, connecting the city centre with Jesmond, Gateshead, Sunderland and the coast in just under 30 minutes. The nearest Metro station to Liberty Quay is Manors Station – 5 minutes’ walk away. For those who live outside of the UK, Newcastle International Airport is 6 miles north of the city and can be reached by the Metro as well. 

    As well as the Metro system and Central train station there are two bus stations offering cheap fares across the city. If you are feeling really adventurous, catch one of the daily ferries from the International Ferry Terminal at North Shields to Amsterdam.

  5. Local amenities

    Liberty Quay is located near a range of local amenities, meaning popping to the shop for your everyday essentials can be done easily.

    Opposite the residence is a Premier convenience store, perfect if you fancy a quick snack. There is also a Sainsbury’s local 5 minutes’ walk away. Additionally, if you take a walk into the city centre, you’ll find a range of small supermarkets, including Tesco, Waitrose and many more.

    For an even bigger range of choice, there is a larger Morrison’s within 5 minutes walking distance from Liberty Quay. Alternatively, there is a larger Asda in Byker Retail Park, a short taxi ride away.

    All local high street banks, including HSBC, NatWest, Barclay’s, RBS and more can be found in the city centre which is a 5 minutes’ walk from the residence. Of course, you’ll also find all the important places for your errands, such as a Post Office and Bureau de Change.

    Northumbria University has a library available on campus to study at between lectures, and is located 5 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay. Additionally, you can visit The City Library in the city centre which is open 6 days a week.

  6. Your wellbeing

    You will be able to receive free advice regarding finances, careers and general welfare when studying at any of Newcastle’s universities. Liberty Quay is located close to campus so you’ll never be too far from anything you may need, no matter how big or small. 

    In case of an emergency, The Royal Victoria Infirmary is located 15 minutes’ walk away in the city centre. The hospital has a GP walk-in service which runs alongside its Accident and Emergency unit. The New Croft Centre offers sexual health and family planning services and is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from Liberty Quay.

    The local GP surgery for Liberty Quay is Saville Medical Practice located by Northumbria University, 5 minutes’ walk from the residence. Additionally, Quayside Pharmacy is a few moments’ walk away for any medicine or prescriptions. 

    If you’re feeling lonely or just want someone to have a friendly chat with, the Residence Team at Liberty Quay will be on hand to help.

Looking for somewhere to stay this summer?

We have a variety of rooms available across amazing cities in the UK. All our properties have close links to city centres and university buildings so you can always find a short stay to suit you.

Want to live with us next academic year?

Liberty Living has joined the Unite Students family so there will be a few changes, such as a name change to Quay Point and room types will be referred to differently on the Unite Students website.

If you’re looking to book your stay with us for 20/21, you can now book through Unite Students.

Choose a weekly contract option below to find your perfect room, check your 'arrive' and 'depart' dates, and then click 'book now' to secure your room.

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Accommodation available in Liberty Quay, Newcastle
  1. Classic En-suite

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    Classic En-suite

    If you like the sound of plenty of space and storage, all at a great price, then choose one of our Classic En-suite rooms. You’ll get the privacy of having your own bathroom plus a 4ft double bed. All rooms share a spacious fully fitted kitchen and living area. Classic En-suite rooms are approximately 12m².

    Please note that images displayed are for illustrative purposes. The interiors and layouts of each room may vary and images displayed are intended to be representative only.

    Classic En-suite floor plan

    Measurements are approximate and floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, some room sizes and layouts may vary.

    Classic En-suite features

    • 4ft double bed

    • Study area with desk and chair

    • Wardrobe and under bed storage

    • Large shared kitchen facilities

    • 50Mb/s broadband and Wi-Fi

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      4ft double bed

      Your room comes with lots of space and so it’s fitting that your bed does, too. Our 4ft double beds (120cm x 190cm / 4'0" x 6'3") are the perfect size to starfish in!

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      En-suite

      Pros: you get your own bathroom right inside your room. Cons: it’s your job to keep it clean! We think the positives far outweigh the negatives, giving you both privacy and your own space.

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      Furniture

      En-suite rooms are furnished with a 4ft double bed, as well as desks for all that studying / social media browsing. We’d say we give you ‘everything but the kitchen sink’, but you get one of those too.

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      Under bed storage

      Too much stuff? Not a problem. We’ve got loads of storage in every room, including under your bed – out of sight, out of mind.

       

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      Shared kitchen

      We don’t expect you to survive off takeaways… at least not every night! You’ll get an oven and grill, hob, microwave and fridge-freezer in your shared kitchen, so you’ve no excuse not to give cooking a go – just please don’t poison yourselves!

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      Communal living area

      You don’t just have to stay put in your room 24/7. Get out and socialise in your communal living space.

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      Heating

      Every room comes with its very own heater, so you can change the temperature to suit you. Nobody’s freezing on our watch.

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      TV point

      Brought a TV? No problem. We have TV points available so you can put that to good use.

  2. Premium En-suite (Single or double occupancy available)

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    Premium En-suite

    Fancy a little more from your new room? Then choose one of our Premium En-suite rooms, with just that little bit extra. All rooms offer a 4ft double bed, your own bathroom, great storage space, and share a spacious fully fitted kitchen and living area. Premium En-suite rooms are approximately 13m².

    Please note that images displayed are for illustrative purposes. The interiors and layouts of each room may vary and images displayed are intended to be representative only.

    Premium En-suite floor plan

    Measurements are approximate and floor plans are for illustrative purposes only, some room sizes and layouts may vary.

    Premium En-suite features 

    • 4ft double bed

    • Study area with desk and chair

    • Wardrobe and under bed storage

    • Large shared kitchen facilities

    • 50Mb/s broadband and Wi-Fi

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      4ft double bed

      Your room comes with lots of space and so it’s fitting that your bed does, too. Our 4ft double beds (120cm x 190cm / 4'0" x 6'3") are the perfect size to starfish in!

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      En-suite

      Pros: you get your own bathroom right inside your room. Cons: it’s your job to keep it clean! We think the positives far outweigh the negatives, giving you both privacy and your own space.

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      Furniture

      En-suite rooms are furnished with a 4ft double bed, as well as desks for all that studying / social media browsing. We’d say we give you ‘everything but the kitchen sink’, but you get one of those too.

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      Under bed storage

      Too much stuff? Not a problem. We’ve got loads of storage in every room, including under your bed – out of sight, out of mind.

       

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      Shared kitchen

      We don’t expect you to survive off takeaways… at least not every night! You’ll get an oven and grill, hob, microwave and fridge-freezer in your shared kitchen, so you’ve no excuse not to give cooking a go – just please don’t poison yourselves!

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      Communal living area

      You don’t just have to stay put in your room 24/7. Get out and socialise in your communal living space.

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      Heating

      Every room comes with its very own heater, so you can change the temperature to suit you. Nobody’s freezing on our watch.

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      TV

      This room is equipped with fancy flat screen TV, perfect for catching up on your favourite shows and movies. They’re also hooked up to Freeview services so there’ll always be something for you to watch.

       

Contact details

Liberty Quay, Newcastle

Stepney Lane, Newcastle, NE1 6PZ

E: libertyquay-newcastle@libertyliving.co.uk

Opening hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 9am-6pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-6pm
  • Thursday: 9am-6pm
  • Friday: 9am-6pm
  • Saturday: Closed

Life at Liberty Living

  1. Navigation_pink_Summer.svg Summer and short stays

    Looking for a summer or short-term stay?

    Stay at one of our properties this summer with all bills and internet access included, and round-the-clock 24-hour security to make you feel safe and secure.

    You don't have to stay with us long-term, either! You can book a short-term stay
    for a minimum of two weeks with availability from now onwards.

  2. Navigation_pink_Easy to rebook.svg It's easy to book

    If you're looking to stay with us, it couldn't be easier!

    To book your summer or short-term stay through Liberty Living, you will need to:

    • Choose the city where you'd like to stay
    • Choose your accommodation
    • Select the dates that suit you and choose your room
    • From here, you'll be able to complete your booking process

    Alternatively, you can book to stay with us for 20/21 through the Unite Students website here.

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    Live with us next academic year

    If you're looking to book your stay with us for 20/21, you can now book through
    the Unite Students website.

    Unite Students provide a safe and secure home for over 75,000 students each year,
    helping them get settled and offering support throughout their time at university.

    They offer student rooms in great locations across the UK with easy access to the
    city centre and university buildings. They also offer bills included and shared, sociable spaces that help you to relax and make you feel at home.

    Book your stay for 20/21 through the Unite Students website here.

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    Liberty Quay Studios is located centrally and positioned close to all of the city's universities and colleges, including Newcastle College or Northumbria University, so you can literally just roll out of bed to class. Located on Melbourne Street, right in the heart of the city, the residence is super close to all the things that you'll want to see and do.

    You’re also right next to essential transport links, including Newcastle Central railway station, the Metro underground and local buses stop close by.

    We make you feel right at home at Liberty Quay Studios. We include your bills, contents insurance and access to a gym in your rent, so you can sit back, relax and focus on your studies.

  2. Liberty Central - Newcastle

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    If you’re looking for the full student experience in Newcastle, Liberty Central is where it’s at. This is an exciting student hub and you’ll be close to the diverse city centre, your campus and both Newcastle and Northumbria University, too.

    Liberty Central is located near to the city centre so you’ll never be short of things to do, and with great access to transport links you’ll be able to explore your new city with ease.

    You’ll also feel safe and secure living with us as we have CCTV and 24 hour staff, plus contents insurance is included as standard. In fact, everything is included in your rent – that’s just how we do things here.

  3. Liberty Plaza - Newcastle

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    Liberty Plaza is within easy walking distance to all of the universities and colleges in the area, including Newcastle University or Newcastle College. Located on Wellington Street, you’re also right next to essential transport links, including Newcastle Central railway station, and local buses stop close by.

    Liberty Plaza’s closeness to the town centre allows you to get right into the heart of the action, and you’ll never be stuck for things to do or people to do them with – there are plenty of residents here!

    You'll benefit from all of our outstanding safety and security features. There are 24-hour teams on hand as well as CCTV around the clock. Plus, you’ll have extra peace of mind because your bills come included in your rent.

  1. Liberty Quay Studios - Newcastle

    1.3 miles (walking) 0.9 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking)
    from £144.50 pw
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    Liberty Quay Studios is located centrally and positioned close to all of the city's universities and colleges, including Newcastle College or Northumbria University, so you can literally just roll out of bed to class. Located on Melbourne Street, right in the heart of the city, the residence is super close to all the things that you'll want to see and do.

    You’re also right next to essential transport links, including Newcastle Central railway station, the Metro underground and local buses stop close by.

    We make you feel right at home at Liberty Quay Studios. We include your bills, contents insurance and access to a gym in your rent, so you can sit back, relax and focus on your studies.

  2. Liberty Central - Newcastle

    1.6 miles (walking) 0.7 miles (walking) 0.4 miles (walking)
    from £98.00 pw
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    If you’re looking for the full student experience in Newcastle, Liberty Central is where it’s at. This is an exciting student hub and you’ll be close to the diverse city centre, your campus and both Newcastle and Northumbria University, too.

    Liberty Central is located near to the city centre so you’ll never be short of things to do, and with great access to transport links you’ll be able to explore your new city with ease.

    You’ll also feel safe and secure living with us as we have CCTV and 24 hour staff, plus contents insurance is included as standard. In fact, everything is included in your rent – that’s just how we do things here.

  3. Liberty Plaza - Newcastle

    0.6 miles (walking) 0.5 miles (walking) 0.9 miles (walking)
    from £118.50 pw
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    Liberty Plaza is within easy walking distance to all of the universities and colleges in the area, including Newcastle University or Newcastle College. Located on Wellington Street, you’re also right next to essential transport links, including Newcastle Central railway station, and local buses stop close by.

    Liberty Plaza’s closeness to the town centre allows you to get right into the heart of the action, and you’ll never be stuck for things to do or people to do them with – there are plenty of residents here!

    You'll benefit from all of our outstanding safety and security features. There are 24-hour teams on hand as well as CCTV around the clock. Plus, you’ll have extra peace of mind because your bills come included in your rent.