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Latest News October 2018

Kingston Park Road West of the A1 Drop in Sessions - October 2018. Please click here to find out more.

Newcastle Great Park, Town Centre – Press Release 7th September 2018
Progress continues with the establishing of the Town Centre at Newcastle Great Park, with progress made in marketing of the available retail accommodation and the starting on site of the Town Square works due this month.
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Newcastle Great Park Issue List - September 2018 (extenal link)


Newcastle Great Park (NGP) is located three miles north west of Newcastle City Centre, close to the A1 road. It is a major development with land allocated for: 

  • A Business Park
  • Housing
  • Town Centre
  • Schools
  • Nursery Provision
  • Community Facilities
  • Open Space
  • Play Areas and Outdoor Sport

The scheme is being delivered by the Great Park Consortium, which includes the house builders Persimmon Homes, and Taylor Wimpey. Parts of the development have also been built by Barratt.

Developments east of the A1

Melbury and Warkworth Woods

The early phases of the housing development, known as Melbury and Warkworth Woods are complete. These properties are on the East side of the A1. 

 There is a Residents' Association for Melbury and Warkworth Woods - contact details to follow.

Developments west of the A1

The largest phase of the housing development is being built on the West side of the A1 road, along with the town centre.


Greenside is one of the developments on the West side of the A1. It is located north of Kingston Park. There are 331 homes. These properties are contemporary style.

There is a Greenside Residents Association for more information contact

East Moor Village

East Moor Village has 82 homes. There is a Residents Association which covers East Moor Village, Brunton Grange and Elmwood Park called Great Park Neighbourhood Association. To find out more click here

East Moor Village is close to the following:

Brunton  First School

Brunton Day Nursery

Great Park Community Centre

Affordable Housing

There is affordable housing on the Great Park which includes an extra care facility with 40 two bedroom self contained flats. Bernicia Housing group is responsible for the letting and managing of this scheme.

Town Centre

Newcastle Great Park Consortium town centre update please click here.

Pharmacy opens on the Newcastle Great Park, please click here for more information.

If you are interested in finding out about the retail units in the Town Centre contact @retail.

Brunton Grange

Work is progressing on the homes west of the proposed town centre. Phase 1 and 2 are complete conisiting of 604 properties. Phase 3 when complete will consist of 156 properities. There will also be an additional 21 homes which will be on Brunton Meadows and Brunton West. 

Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park is located to the North of the Newcastle Great Park and consists of houses for sale, self-build properities and flats. When complete there will be 525 properities.

Cell A

This will be in the North West of the Newcatle Great Park close to Sage Head Quarters. It is proposed to build 1200 homes and school provision consisting of Primary provision, Secondary/Middle school provision including playing pitches.

Allotment site

There will also be allotment sites on the Newcastle Great Park. To find out more please click here

Business/Office Space

Sage have their Head Quarters, Persimmons , Bede Gaming and a range of other businesses are base on the Business Park at the North of the Newcastle Great Park. Offices are also proposed to be built in the town centre.  

Park and Ride

The Newcastle Great Park has a park and ride site. There are 500 free parking spaces and is open from 6am to 10pm Monday to Saturday. The Q3 bus service operates from the Newcastle Great Park. 

 To keep updated on the bus service time table, click here

Newcastle Great Park Communities Officer

Sue Wannop is the Newcastle Great Park Communities Officer. Her job is to make sure that as the population grows, people living on the Great Park are able to get involved in its future planning and activities.

You can contact Sue by:

Planning applications

Current planning applications for the Newcastle Great Park can be assessed via Newcastle City Council's planning portal.

Strategic routes

There are strategic walking, cycling and equestrian routes on the Great Park.

Useful contacts

Go to where you can enter your postcode and find out local information relevant to the Newcastle Great Park.

Project Lead and Planning:

Sarah Davitt, Team Manager Planning
Phone: 0191 277 8949

Bryan Mullan, Traffic Engineer
Phone 0191 211 5966

Richard Hamilton, Enforcement
Phone 0191 211 5653

If you want to report issues or discuss queries with the Consortium, you can do so via their website:

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22 October 2018
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