Getting Here

Scheduled for November 28, 2024, 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:

Address: VERTU MOTORS ARENA, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7AF WHAT3WORDS: ///squad.slam.drives This what3words address refers to a 3-metre square location. Tap the link or enter the 3 words into the free what3words app to find it.

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.