About us

We’re constantly improving on Newcastle's
environment spaces culture streets
economy tourism businesses

We are a Business Improvement District, and Newcastle is a modern European regional capital city.

We deliver a range of projects ensuring that the city’s offer is appropriate to this status, allowing us to compete with our peers across Europe and the world. This means strengthening and building the city’s economy, the common theme behind all our projects be they major capital works, marketing campaigns, major events, upskilling the city’s young people, or welcoming tourists.

NE1 in numbers

We're making things happen, from the macro to the micro, all across the city


Funding secured for the City Centre Transformation Programme


Visitors attracted annually by events delivered or supported by NE1


Investment secured to re-develop the Bigg Market


Rapid response jobs completed annually by our Clean Team


Pages of content viewed on the Get into Newcastle website each year


Funding instigated and secured for the Central Station redevelopment


Followers on social media platforms

We’re relentlessly driving Newcastle forward 

From high-level capital works to pocket parks, strategic initiatives to unlock opportunities for the city's businesses, and temporary interventions to surprise and delight, we're bringing the city to life in many different ways, all year round.

Seating and trees with bridges in the background

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