The Venue

The EUCAN-Connect AGM & 2019 DataSHIELD Workshop will be held at The Frederick Douglass Centre, Newcastle University.


The Frederick Douglass Centre
Newcastle University 
Oystershell Lane
Newcastle Helix
Newcastle upon Tyne

Location and Maps

The interactive map can be expanded to full screen and shows in purple icon the location of The Frederick Douglass Centre.  Also on the map our the recommended hotels as listed below, a suggestion of restaurants in the area, Marco Pierre White Restaurant for the AGM Evening Dinner and Tomahawk Steakhouse for the DataSHIELD Workshop Evening Dinner.


There is no parking facilities at The Frederick Douglass Centre, the nearest car park is St James' parking.  Driving into Newcastle, head for the city centre, and you’ll find the St James' Park stadium on the north-west side of the city centre itself. 

Suggested Accomodation

Participants must organise and pay for their own accommodation.  Below are some suggested local hotels and the estimated walking time to The Frederick Douglass Centre:

Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle -5 mins walk

Holiday Inn Express - 10 min walk

Jurys Inn Newcastle - 15 mins walk 

Premier Inn Newcastle City Centre (the Gate) - 15 mins walk

Motel One Newcastle -20 mins walk

The Bridge Hotel - 20 mins walk

Crowne Plaza Newcastle - Stephenson Quarter  -25 mins walk

Staybridge Apartment Suites Newcastle - 25 mins walk