Guide to Students Accommodation, Lettings & Houses in Heaton

Welcome to our guide to student life in Heaton! You can use the filter function and search through the properties we have in the Heaton area and scroll down the page to read our guide which covers where to eat, where to socialise and even where to do your big shop!

  • Heaton is one of the most popular locations for students thanks to rent prices and local amenities.
  • Cheaper student accommodation prices compared to Jesmond.
  • Chillingham Road, Heaton Road, and Heaton Park Road are popular commercial areas with lots of cafes, takeaways and other local stores.
  • Heaton is very close to the Ouseburn area of Newcastle which is home to plenty of great bars and music venues to choose from, such as The Cluny, Free Trade and Cumberland Arms.
  • You can find apartments and houses with up to 8 bedrooms and many benefit from a shared or private yard.
  • Many properties in Heaton are available with ZERO ADMIN FEES to pay!

Heaton is an up-and-coming area in Newcastle that has become almost as popular as Jesmond thanks to the lower student accommodation prices, student-friendly venues and variety of things to do. With new cafes and restaurants opening up, Heaton caters to the lifestyle needs of students and young professionals.

Typical rents in Heaton range from around £50 per person per week up to £80 per person per week without bills included. which makes it a great option for students with lower budgets. Whether you would like to live in a Tyneside flat or spacious student house, you will find many choices for your taste and budget.


Transportation in Heaton is convenient and affordable. Students bringing their car to uni can purchase an annual parking permit or a guest permit using the tenancy agreement as proof of address. 

If you prefer getting around by metro, Chillingham Road metro gets to Monument in 3 stops and St James Park in 4 stops. Both city centre stops are just a short walk from the Uni.

From Chillingham Rd Metro it's also easy to get to Tynemouth and to the coast for a night out or day on the beach. At the weekends, there is a popular market in Tynemouth metro station, where you can find artisanal goods, antiques, quirky souvenirs, clothes and food. 

There are lots of bus routes in Heaton, but if you don’t like public transport, the city centre of Newcastle is within cycling distance. From the streets close to City Stadium, such as Warwick Street and Hotspur Street, you can even walk into the city centre in around twenty minutes.





Things to do in Heaton

Heaton is one of the most versatile areas in Newcastle, offering many ways of spending your time: from student-friendly pubs to dainty cafes and relaxing green areas, there are options for everyone:

Pubs & Bars: The Chillingham Arms, Northumberland Hussars and Corner House are popular pubs in Heaton where you can relax and get a genuine local feel.

Cafes & Restaurants: Eating great food on a budget is not a problem in Heaton, because there are lots of takeaways on Chillingham Road. The Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton Road, is a popular local restaurant, famous for its delicious buttermilk pancakes. There are massive queues here every weekend for breakfast and lunch. Other options include Cafe Spice, Naked Deli, Starks Kitchen, and Khans (a bring-your-own-booze Indian restaurant). Heaton is a very dynamic area and new cafes are open all the time.

Food/Shops: If you want to do the groceries, you can go to Tesco and local greengrocers on Chillingham Road. There is a large Sainsburys on Etherstone Avenue in High Heaton and Morrisons in nearby Byker.

Other things to do: Heaton Park is one of the most popular attractions in the area. Its green areas are perfect for when you want to go for a relaxing walk or a bit of people watching, sunbathing or even play a game of tennis or basketball on one of the sports courts. Yoga Therapies in Heaton provides the perfect stress-relief and also offers special deals for students!

Click Here to see all our student properties in Heaton, give us a call on 0191 243 1000  or pop into our office - we're just next to Newcastle Uni campus on Percy Street.