Getting Here

Scheduled for November 30, 2023, MENE takes place at Newcastle's Vertu Motors Arena. Formerly the Eagles Community Arena, this purpose-built facility houses the successful Newcastle Eagles basketball team and the award-winning Eagles Community Foundation, making it an inspiring hub for community, events, and sports. Find out how to join us for Manufacturing and Engineering North East below:

Finding Us

Address: VERTU MOTORS ARENA, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7AF
WHAT3WORDS: ///squad.slam.drives
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Arriving by Car

      - The arena is only a few minutes drive from Newcastle City Centre and the A1.

      - Put the postcode NE4 7ST in your sat-nav for directions to our car park entrances off Clumber Street.

      - For further information regarding car parking, please click here.

      Arriving by Foot

      - It’s a short 10 to 15 minute walk from Newcastle’s Central Station.

      Public Transport

      Bus stops are conveniently located near the Vertu Motors Arena. In both directions on the Scotswood Road dual carriageway and above the arena on Westmorland Road, you'll find these services:

      • - Bus 1: Four Lane Ends, Newcastle, Slatyford - Departs every 10 minutes until 11pm.
      • - Bus 8: Central Station, Water Street, Lemington, Fawdon, Freeman Hospital - One service after 6pm.
      • - Bus 12/12A: Newcastle, Blaydon, Winlaton, Blaydon, Newcastle - Departs every 30 minutes until 7pm and every 60 minutes until 11:30pm.
      • - Bus 22/22X: Cobalt Business Park, Wallsend, Newcastle, Throckley - Departs every 10 minutes until 6pm, then every 20 minutes until 11:30pm.
      • - Bus 32/32A: Newcastle, Benwell, Kenton Bar, Four Lane Ends, Byker, Newcastle, Freeman Hospital - Departs every 30 minutes until 8pm, then every 60 minutes until 11pm.