The Venue

Discover: Esports takes place in the eclectic and unique Boiler Shop in central Newcastle, UK.

The Boiler Shop was constructed in the 1820s for the world’s first locomotive works, Robert Stephenson & Company; crucible of the Industrial Revolution. Rich in engineering history and architectural interest, it is Grade II* Listed.

Hosting some of the city’s most prestigious and exciting gatherings, from live performances, club nights and exhibitions, to food and drink festivals. Boiler Shop is perfect for ambitious, memorable events and a broad spectrum of cultural uses.

How to get to the Boiler Shop

Rail and metro

Newcastle Central Station is adjacent; Boiler Shop is a 5-minute walk from the main entrance.

Direct Rail

Newcastle Airport: 25min
London King’s Cross: 2h 45min
Edinburgh: 1h 30min
Leeds: 1h 25min
York: 1h


Stephenson Quarter 24 hr Car Park
Forth Banks, NE1 3PH


Newcastle International Airport is 25 minutes from Newcastle city centre. You can reach Newcastle from the airport via metro or taxi.

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