An Ocean Digital City

The regional capital of North East England, Newcastle is one of the UK’s core cities and an integral part of the Northern Powerhouse.

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Newcastle Facts & Figures

A vibrant city and a thriving business hub, Newcastle was named the best-connected city in the UK outside of London, attracting global brands from high street banks to tech giants.

As the city transforms its industrial past into a digital future, Newcastle has emerged as one of the UK’s leading innovation hubs - globally renowned centre for electric vehicles, high-speed train construction and tidal energy.

  • 55% Graduate retention

    One of the highest in the UK

  • Digital Businesses

    account for 40% of all businesses in the city

Top CACI Acorn Groups

  • City Sophisticates

    Index 334 versus North East

  • Lavish Lifestyles

    Index 205 versus North East

  • Career Climbers

    Index 151 versus North East

A vibrant city and a vibrant hub of business

  • The largest city centre shopping complex in the UK, Eldon Square is home to some of the world’s leading brands – making the city one of the North East’s most popular shopping destinations.

Newcastle Catchment Area

The core catchment refers to Primary and Secondary catchment combined, which account for 75% of spend available to the centre.

Newcastle’s catchment extends across most of the North East region of the UK, as far south as Stockton-on-Tees and north to the Scottish border.

  • Primary Catchment
  • Secondary Catchment
  • Tertiary Catchment
  • Quarternary Catchment

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Future Developments in Newcastle

  • Newcastle Helix

    £350m sustainable investment combines prestigious commercial and residential space with first class research and education facilities in the heart of Newcastle.

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  • Renewable Energy Northeast Universities

    £11 million has been awarded to Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham Universities to open a new National Centre for Doctoral Training in Renewable Energies

    Learn More

Ocean Large Format Digital in Newcastle

With four strategic locations, Ocean delivers not only the wealthiest, but the biggest audience.

  • Ocean delivers the most

    AB Audiences

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

  • Ocean delivers the most

    18-34 Audiences

    based on Impacts


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    Source: Route 2021

Media Arguments

Ocean is the facilitator of digital connectivity in the OOH world, with hundreds of prestigious locations and iconic screens across the UK. We are the leading providers of large format OOH and DOOH advertising nationwide and only Ocean can provide brands with a UK-wide outdoor digital presence.

  • Ocean delivers the most affluent audiences: AB (37%)

  • Ocean delivers more adults and youth audiences

Ocean's 5 Locations in Newcastle

Our full portfolio of Large Format Digital locations in the city.

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