Westgate Newcastle

Investment overview

Completed in September 2016, Vita Student Westgate is in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne – one of the UK’s most popular student destinations. Spanning across two buildings, Westgate is home to 259 luxury student apartments. Just a 7-minute walk to Newcastle University, Westgate combines all the qualities that have established Vita Student as the UK’s no.1 student property brand.

With 26 operational residences in the UK and Europe, Vita Student is now a brand demanded by some of Europe’s biggest institutions. As a result, Vita Student is now exclusively sold to institutional investors and sits within Vita Group as a separate entity.

Property features and amenities

259 purpose-built apartments
7-minute walk to universities
Located across the road from Central train station
State-of-the-art gymnasium
Private study rooms
Cinema and games rooms
Luxury co-working space
Exclusive resident events
Integrated kitchens
24-7 concierge
Luxury communal facilities
Bright, modern apartments

Location overview

Vita Student Westgate

Newcastle upon Tyne is a vibrant student city located in the North East of England. It offers a unique combination of ancient history, contemporary culture and iconic nightlife. Newcastle is home to prestigious universities – Newcastle University and Northumbria University – which attract students from around the world.

Newcastle is also surrounded by stunning countryside, allowing students the chance to explore nearby areas of natural beauty. With its bustling atmosphere and wealth of academic opportunities, Newcastle is an ideal destination for any student wanting to experience British culture at its best.

Newcastle is an important industrial and cultural centre in the North East of England. It’s known for its long history, vibrant nightlife, and world-class sporting venues. The city is home to the famous Tyne Bridge and the well-known Angel of the North – two of the most iconic landmarks in Britain.

In recent history, Newcastle upon Tyne has seen a period of rejuvenation and growth. With the completion of the iconic ‘Sage Gateshead’ music centre in 2004, followed by the opening of ‘The Biscuit Factory’, the UK’s largest independent art gallery, two years later – Newcastle began to establish itself as a cultural hub in the North East. Since then, it has been full steam ahead for Newcastle, which is widely regarded as one of the UK’s most important cities. 

High quality student property in Newcastle is a high performing investment asset. In fact, the city’s economy is driven by the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, its world-leading universities and research institutes, as well as a thriving business community. The city has a vibrant cultural scene and boasts a wide range of leisure activities for residents and visitors alike. It is also one of the most affordable cities in the UK, with a strong education system and excellent transport links. 

Visit the Vita Student brand page to learn more about the brand and enquire about secondary market investment opportunities with the UK’s leading student property brand. 

People visit Newcastle upon Tyne for a variety of reasons. Its vibrant city centre is renowned for its thriving nightlife, with numerous bars, pubs and clubs to enjoy, as well as excellent shopping facilities.

The city also offers plenty of cultural attractions such as the Great North Museum and Discovery Museum, which offer interactive displays about the history and culture of the region. Newcastle’s proximity to the coast and Northumbrian countryside make it an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling or simply taking in the beautiful views.

Finally, Newcastle is a great base for exploring other parts of North East England, such as Durham and Northumberland – both within easy reach. 

Newcastle is well-connected to major cities across the world. Newcastle International Airport provides direct flights to many major cities in the UK, Europe, and beyond.

The Tyne & Wear Metro system runs from Newcastle’s centre to suburbs in Gateshead and South Tyneside. Commuters can travel on the East Coast Main Line, which connects Newcastle to London and Scotland. National Express Coaches provide services to many other locations in the UK, as well as a shuttle service from Newcastle Airport.

Metrocentre in Gateshead has bus links to most of the North East region, including Sunderland and Durham. Local bus services are also available throughout the city centre. Bicycle hire is available in Newcastle and there are designated cycling lanes throughout the city. 

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