North East: Directions and access

Directions for train, road and parking to:

Heritage Lottery Fund
St Nicholas Building
St Nicholas Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
Phone: 0191 255 7570

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Access to HLF offices at St Nicholas Building

There is level access to the building from St Nicholas Street. Our office is on the ground floor on the right hand side. Accessible toilets are also on the ground floor. If you have any questions or concerns about access, please speak to the HLF officer you are meeting with.

Directions to St Nicholas Building

Heritage Lottery Fund North East office is situated on St Nicholas Street, 150 metres from St Nicholas Cathedral and virtually opposite the Castle Keep. Our office is only about a 10 minute walk from Newcastle Central Station or Metro. Below are walking directions from the Central Station.

If you have any problems with directions please contact the main office number 0191 255 7570. 

Local transport

By train

St Nicholas Building is about a 10 minute walk from Newcastle Central railway station. Turn right on exiting the station and carry on walking past the Royal Station Hotel. Cross over first road and at pedestrian crossing (with traffic lights) cross over again (with lights) so that you are walking in the same direction as the traffic. At the corner turn right at the Subway sandwich shop. Keep walking straight ahead. You will see St Nicholas Cathedral to your left. Walk down towards the Castle Keep which you will also see on your left. Our building is the last one on the right.

By metro

Travel to Central Station then follow directions as above.


There are a number of buses that come into the City Centre. For more information you can contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the Traveline website.

By car

From A1 northbound

Leave the A1 at junction 69 and join the A184 towards Newcastle. Take the second slip road exit (junction A184 and A189) and at the roundabout, take the third exit onto the A184 Askew Road. Continue ahead at the next roundabout and turn left onto the B1307. Cross the Tyne and turn left at the one way system onto Westgate Road. Turn right and then right again onto St Nicholas Street. We are located on the right hand side.

From A1 southbound

Leave the A1 at junction 75 and join the A186 towards Newcastle. Continue ahead at the junction with the A189 joining the one way system. Bear left onto Collingwood Street and at St Nicholas Square (junction with B1307); turn right onto St Nicholas Street. We are located on the right hand side.

Car parking

There is on street parking on St Nicholas Street but this is short stay and generally very busy. The nearest public car park to the office can be found at Dean Street, which is about a 10 minute walk from our office. However, all city centre car parks are within walking distance from the office.

Blue Badge parking scheme

Newcastle City Council operates a Blue Badge parking scheme and have bays intended for disabled badge holders. View a list of current bays from their website. For more information on the scheme please contact Newcastle City Council Customer Contact Centre on 0191 211 6111 (Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm).

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