Key facts

We are improving the city of Newcastle, and the proof is right here in these facts and figures.

NE1 Overview and Events

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1,408

Number of hereditaments

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1%

Levy rate

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c£2m

Annual levy value

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5 years

BID term (1st April 2019 - 31st March 2024)

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88%

In favour in the Renewal vote result (Oct 2018) (up from 78% in 2013)

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64%

Renewal vote turnout (Oct 2018) (up from 62% in 2013)

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320,000

Visitors attracted to events delivered by or supported by NE1 in 2022

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£1.5m+

Boost to business during NE1 Restaurant Week - putting on 2 events per year with over 100 participating restaurants

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31,000

Visitors to NE1's activities in Old Eldon Square in the summer of 2022

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£8.2m

Economic impact generated from Magic Weekend

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£9.2m

Economic impact generated from Northern Pride

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110+

Free activities hosted on the Quayside during NE1's Summer in the City

Retail Core

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£37m+

Funding secured for the City Centre Transformation Programme

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Spring 2023

Completion date for Saville Row and Ridley Place

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8

Streets and areas in the Retail Core included in the CCTP

Marketing

Metro advert
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150,000+

Followers on social media

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3.9m

Pages of content viewed on the Get into Newcastle website in 2022

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3.5m

Social Media video views in 3 months

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50,000

Copies of the NE1 magazine printed annually

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Bigg Market
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£1.6m

HLF allocated funding

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£3.2m

Total project value

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£60m+

Private sector investment

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330+

New jobs created in the area

NE1 Street Rangers and Clean Team

Street rangers team
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5,000

Black bags of litter removed from the city's streets per annum

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4,400

Rapid response Clean Team jobs completed per annum

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5,500

Business interactions per annum

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500

Graffiti-removal jobs in the last 12 months

NE1 Can

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1,400+

Young people worked with in 2022

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33

Employer-led events in 2022

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3,874

Employer encounters for young people in 2022

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7,107

Young people worked with since 2016

Newcastle City Marina

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5,000

Boat visits per launch

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5 x

The marina has paid for itself five times over since launch, in visitor spend

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£250k

Visitor economic impact in 2016/2017 season

Central Station

Newcastle Central Station
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c£24.5m

Combined total value of the project

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7.5m

Total annual station visitors

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1,845

Jobs created (166 direct and 1,679 indirect)

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£5m

Value of RGF awarded to NE1

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