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.


Fenwick Room
Castle Leazes 
Spital Tongues
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4NY 

The image below shows the main entrance of the Castle Leazes reception building  highlighted in orange. The Fenwick room is located inside adjacent to the main reception. If you have difficulty finding the Fenwick Room once on the Castle Leazes accomodation site, please phone the main reception for directions: +44 (0)191 208 8300.  

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 if the map is opened full screen.  



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