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Our Studio is on the vibrant Newcastle Quayside diagonally opposite the Copthorne Hotel Car Park Ramp (At the bottom of the ramp look LEFT!). You can park in the Copthorne Hotel car park for £2 per hour or you can also park at local Car parks from £6 for the full day.
Our Studio Opening hours are:
Tuesday 10am till 7.30pm
Wednesday 10am till 6.00pm
Thursday 10am till 7.30pm
Friday 10am till 5.00pm
Saturday 10am till 5pm
Sunday BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Other appointment times are available upon request
Andy Brown Studios,
102 The Close,
Opposite The Copthorne Hotel
for your satnavs
From the North:
Head south on the A167 Newcastle Central Motorway, take the exit for the City Centre and take the first exit towards the Quayside onto the A186 (Melbourne Street). Take the first available RIGHT turn onto the A186 (one way street) and turn left at the T-junction continue until you reach Traffic Lights and keep going straight on into The Milk Market. At the next Traffic Lights bear RIGHT onto the B1600 Quayside. You will pass the Law Courts and pass under the Tyne Bridge, follow the road on and bear round to the LEFT towards the Swing Bridge. Keep RIGHT and continue along the road around what looks like a roundabout keeping to the RIGHT under the bridge. You are now on The Close you will pass The Quayside pub on you left continuing you will pass the Copthorne. We are 100 yards past the Copthorne on the right next to NUO dentistry.
From the South:
Head along the A1 and take the Whickham and Lobley Hill Bank turnoff (signposted the A184) the road will bend round to the RIGHT and you will be on the A184 heading towards Newcastle. Continue along the A184 and keep RIGHT to take the Redheugh Bridge. Once across the Redheugh Bridge (A189) keep in the LEFT lane and take the first slip road before the Traffic Lights signposted Scotswood Road (A695). Continue along the A695 until the first roundabout and turn LEFT on the first exit. Bear LEFT at the first junction onto Railway Street, you will pass Lookers Skoda Garage. Keep going along Railway Street under the bridge. Continue along Railway Street past The Centre for Life, continue under the railway bridge and bear RIGHT onto the B1600 Forth Banks. Continue on this road and you will pass Newcastle City Police Station and Hertz rental cars, the road will bend round to the right. We are approx 100 yards past the bend in the road on your LEFT. Continue along the road another 50 yards to see the entrance to the Copthorne Hotel Car park up a ramp on your RIGHT.
Rail: Newcastle Central Station:
We are 10 minutes walk from Newcastle Central Station which is on the East Coast Mainline. Taxis are available to hire from outside the station. Click here to be taken to Newcastle Central Station Information page
Metro: Newcastle Central Station:
Our Nearest Metro station is at Newcastle Central station, you can then take the Quaylink bus to get to the Quayside or alternatively taxis are available at all times outside the station. Click here for the Metro Station Map and Click here for the Bus Route for Quaylink from GoNorth East.
We are 9.5 miles from Newcastle International Airport and the Airport has links to the East Coast Mainline trains via the Metro System. You could also hire a car from the Airport or take a taxi, which are available outside the airport terminal. The car journey from the Airport should take you approx 20 minutes to our studio.
There are a few car parks in close proximity to the studio. The nearest being the Copthorne Hotel carpark which is almost directly opposite the studio.
Please click on the links below to see the different car parks.
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Merchant House (next to The Quayside pub)
Car Park - 23 spaces
£0.90 per hour
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Close Swing Bridge
Car Park - 38 spaces
£1.20 per hour
Car Park - 150 spaces
£2 per hour
Car Park - 350 spaces
£1.30 per hour