Welcome to Newcastle NE1 Limited
Newcastle NE1 is an independent limited company based in Newcastle city centre. Our role is to manage the Newcastle Business Improvement District (BID), a business-led initiative which aims to champion Newcastle city centre, increase its competitiveness and ensure it maintains its position as one of the UK’s leading cities. We work to achieve this through the delivery of physical projects and business initiatives.
On 24th October 2013, NE1 secured a further 5 year term, with businesses voting 78% in favour.
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NE1 ZAPCAT Grand Prix Powerboat racing on the Tyne
On Saturday 30 August, NE1 will be staging its 3rd annual NE1 Zapcat Grand Prix powerboat race on the Tyne. Over the two day racing weekend events will take place between 11am – 5.30pm on Saturday and 10am – 2pm on Sunday on a technically challenging course mapped out between the Tyne and Millennium bridges.
This is the only event for which the Tyne is closed off and the speed restrictions lifted to allow the boats to reach speeds in excess of 45 miles per hour and pull 3Gs in the turns.
NE1 ltd teams up with RIBA to launch urban design competition
NE1 Ltd and the Royal Institute of British Architects, RIBA North East has set a challenge for designers across the region to come up with ideas to transform street furniture for city centres, making it ideal for everyone including older people to use and navigate but still aesthetically pleasing and in keeping with both modern and traditional street scenes across Newcastle and other city and town centres.
NE1's Monument movies are back for the summer
The deckchairs are out and so is the sun in time for the relaunch of the ever popular summertime favourite, NE1’s Monument Movies in Newcastle city centre.