Divided by an impressive Quayside on the River Tyne, sit the friendly neighbouring cities of Gateshead and Newcastle.
Once home to the biggest coal-exporting port in the world, the cities are now famous for their Geordie warmth, vibrant nightlife, cool bars and world-class restaurants. Described by Lonely Planet as “the hipster capital of the North East” and recently named the UK’s happiest city and best for quality of life, now is the time to find out why Newcastle-Gateshead is the right location for you.
Newcastle, the regional capital of North East England, is one of the UK’s core cities and an integral part of the Northern Powerhouse. With Leeds and Manchester just a couple of hours away and Edinburgh less than two hours, Newcastle has an impressive track record attracting overseas investment as well as homegrown talent.
The cost of living in the North East is significantly lower than London and other UK cities. When it comes to residential properties, house prices in the North East are 37% lower than the UK average, and you will find a wide range of properties and locations to choose from. From contemporary city-centre apartments with a stunning riverside view to affordable flats perfect for young professionals, the region is becoming a hotbed for savvy property investors looking for the next destination 'boom'.
Don't take our word on how great Newcastle-Gateshead is. The figures certainly communicate the lucrative potential to be gained from the property market in such a great city