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The Lumen

Discover opportunities. Generate new ideas.
Exceed all expectations. The Lumen provides
cutting-edge office space in the thriving
community of Newcastle Helix.
Discover opportunities. Generate new ideas. Exceed all expectations. The Lumen provides cutting-edge office space in the thriving community of Newcastle Helix.

Latest News

24 March 2021
Can a robot help a healthy lifestyle? Newcastle puts it to the test

The UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing is the first in the world to evaluate “gita robots”, a cargo-carrying robot which follows you around, to assess the impact on the mobility of older adults.

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16 December 2020
Newcastle Helix shines a
light on the future

A symbol of light has been unveiled on Newcastle Helix. The recently opened Lumen building has had a ‘Halo’ installed across the top of the building, that can be seen for miles across the city.

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12 November 2020
The Lumen Print Collection
Lights the Way

With winter looming and as the days continue to get shorter, the theme of The Lumen Print Collection takes on an uplifting new significance. Curated around the central theme of light by Northern Print, the collection features original prints by six artists, two of whom have been especially commissioned to make new work for the building.

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Discover opportunities. Generate new ideas. Exceed all expectations. The Lumen: a cutting-edge workspace in the thriving community

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Exciting ideas emit from great connections

The Lumen champions a thriving, collaborative environment at all turns – from our space offering to the broader Newcastle Helix neighbourhood. We believe in a space where people meet, chat, share ideas and challenge each other.

The Lumen’s 106,000 sq ft offers versatile floorplates. Co-working spaces are designed for the modern worker, complete with state-of-the-art amenities. This is an unmissable opportunity for people within the life science, tech and business community looking to connect and excel.

Work-life Balance

The Lumen offers a host of nearby bars, cafés and restaurants, both within the Helix development and throughout the city.

Explore Newcastle Helix and the wider area

Newcastle’s diverse restaurants, great shops and the open green spaces of Leazes Park and Town Moor ensure co-workers can connect and unwind in the area. Better working is at the heart of our offering.
Find out more about the Helix quarter


  1. Newcastle Central Station
  2. Haymarket Metro & Bus Interchange
  3. Monument Metro Station
  4. St James Metro Station


  1.  International Centre for Life
  2. Northumbria University
  3. UTC
  4. Newcastle College
  5. Discovery Museum
  6.  City Library
  7. Dance City


  1. Crowne Plaza
  2. Lane 7
  3. Metro Radio Arena
  4. Theatre Royal
  5. Northern Stage
  6. Leazes Park
  7. Exhibition Park
  8. The Sage Gateshead
  9. Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
  10. Laing Art Gallery
  11. Grey Street
  12. Eldon Square


  1. The Botanist
  2. Browns
  3. Decantus
  4. Pink Lane Coffee
  5. Blakes
  6. China Town
  7. The Earl of Pitt Street
  8. Café 21
  9. House of Tides
  10. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

Newcastle and 
the North East

Once the city that spearheaded the Industrial Revolution, Newcastle continues its legacy as a beacon of progress in a tech-driven world. Today, the North East is the densest region in England for employment in the life sciences and healthcare sector, proudly hosting numerous research facilities – from the National Innovation Centre for Ageing to the Centre for Process Innovation. The Helix is the latest chapter in Newcastle’s inspiring story of innovation.

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Contact & Team

The Lumen
St, James Boulevard
Newcastle Helix
Newcastle upon Tyne

e.reception@lumennewcastle.co.uk t.0191 495 7400
Marc Burton Portrait

Marc Burton
Lumen Building Manager
07541 988 981

Sarah Thompson Portrait

Sarah Thompson
Assistant Building Manager
0191 495 7400

Tony Bradley Portrait

Tony Bradley
Repairs and Maintenance Coordinator maintenance@lumennewcastle.co.uk 07724 308 802

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