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The Utilita Arena, also known as the Utilita Arena Newcastle, is located in central Newcastle upon Tyne. It first opened in 1998 and has been known as the Newcastle Arena, the Telewest Arena, the Metro Radio Arena, and became the Utilita Arena in 2019. It cost £10.6 million to build and has 40,000 square feet of exhibition and conference space. It has hosted a wide range of top musical performers and bands, as well as boxing, ice-skating, darts, and mixed martial arts. It has also hosted stage shows such as Disney on Ice and Les Misérables.
The arena can seat anywhere from just 500 people to 10,000, and has a secure car park with over 600 parking spaces. When you come into the area, you can’t bring large bags or luggage, and all bags must be smaller than 40cm x 35cm x 19cm. You will need to go through metal detectors as you go through security checks when coming into the arena.
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The on-site parking at the Utilita Arena provides more than 600 parking spaces near the rear of the building. This car park has CCTV cameras and is regularly patrolled by security.
Event parking starts from £7 from an hour before an event starts until 30 minutes after the event finishes. Please note that this rate is subject to change.
You can park here outside of events for £1.20 per hour, and £5 for up to 12 hours of parking during the day. You can also buy season tickets which will allow you to park at the Utilita Arena from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday. The cost of this is as follows:
- 1 month: £90
- 3 months: £222
- 6 months: £350
- 1 year: £565
There are three ways to pay for Utilita Arena parking. You can pay at the kiosk using your card, or pay over the phone by calling 07520 63 44 55 and using the location number 300806. Or, you can pay with the JustPark app using the location number 300806.
If this car park is empty, there is an NCP next to the arena which can be accessed from Redheugh Bridge Road. The city centre is also just 10 minutes’ walk away, and there is plenty of on-street and off-street parking available there.
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By Train: The Newcastle train station is a 10-minute walk from Utilita Arena and services the CrossCountry, LNER, Transpennine Express, and northern lines.
By Bus: Several bus lines run by the Utilita Arena, including 8, 10, 10X Tyne Valley Ten, 11, 12 Blaydon Racer, 12A, 22, 22X, and 38.
By Car: The Utilita Arena is located on Arena Way, 3 minutes from the A1. You’ll need to take the A184 signposted 'City Centre', then follow the A189 over the Redheugh Bridge. Once you’re closer to the area, follow the signs to the car park.
By Tram: The Central Tram Station is a 10-minute walk away and services the Yellow line.
By Underground: The Central Underground Station is a 10-minute walk away and services the Yellow and Green lines.
Disabled Parking at the Utilita Arena Newcastle
There are a number of accessible parking bays at the Utilita Arena for blue badge holders. Please note that this parking is on a first come first served basis, and you cannot pre-book these car parks.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to the Utilita Arena, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
The closest electric charging station is on Scotswood Road, and there are plenty more throughout the city centre.
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Where is the Utilita Arena Newcastle located?
The Utilita Arena Newcastle is just outside of the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, near the River Tyne.
Has anyone famous performed here?
The arena has hosted performances by Shania Twain, Shania Twain, Bryan Adams, Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars, Christina Aguilera, Elton John, Linkin Park, Katy Perry, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Whitney Houston, Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Cher, The Backstreet Boys, Snow Patrol, KISS, Metallica, Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Spice Girls, Michael Bublé, The Wanted, Little Mix, One Direction, AC/DC and Iron Maiden.
What is the capacity of the Utilita Arena?
The auditorium can host events ranging from 500 guests to 10,000 in a theatre-style seating layout. It can seat up to 800 in a seated, round table layout, and 9,000 for seated conventions. The foyer has a capacity of 2,500 standing, and 1,200 seated.
Is there anything I can’t bring into the Utilita Arena?
- Backpacks, bags, and luggage
- Glass, cans, aluminium bottles or thermoses of any kind including any consumable liquids
- Flammable liquids in any container
- Laser pens/pointers
- Video cameras and professional cameras
- Laptops and tablets
- Large umbrellas
- Knives or weapons of any kind
- Illegal drugs or substances
- Alcoholic beverages
- Signs, banners or flags
- Animals (except service animals)
- Air horns, whistles, cowbells or other noise-making distractions
- Projectiles (frisbees, balls, etc.)
- Aerosol cans of any kind
- Glow sticks
- Wheeled footwear or skateboards
- Glass bottles of perfume
- Any refreshments or refreshment containers
- Anything which staff deem to be disruptive or dangerous
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Latest Utilita Arena Newcastle parking reviews
No problems. Easy walk to train station. Would use again.Steven
Great little location under the indigo hotel. Easy to find. Not the biggest of spaces but managed to park a A6 in DER without any issuesAswinder
Large parking spaces, easy access and right in the centre of the city. Will definitely book and use again.Elliott
Did a bit of searching on line to find it , so no problem on the day . The entrance is narrow , but easy to negotiate . Good location parking for St James' Park - booked again in 2 weeks' time . Happy to recommend .Conny
Really easy to find the parking space. I got there a bit early and messaged to see if it was ok and he was. I was met at the door as I parked up, and we had a nice chat about the football as that’s why I was parking there. I felt safe that my car was going to be looked after. Really can’t thank Arthur enough.Amardeep
Great situation Plenty of spacesGeorge
The app was easy to use. This parking space was easy to find and the access code was correct. We didn’t know we needed a different code to get back out of the gates but spoke to a lady on the intercom who kindly helped us out. I would definitely park here again.JO
Very easy to book and good value. Easy to findDavid
Quick and easyMartyn
The car park was difficult to find, but once I did it was the perfect location to access Central Station! It felt secure, and was excellent value for money, compared to many other car parks around the City Centre. I will certainly be using this car park again when I require parking in town.Victoria