Dream Apartments Newcastle expansion plans announced

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Expansion plans announced by Dream Apartments – reaffirms the company’s commitment to the North East, with a significant footprint already on Tyneside with two existing locations, employing 19 people at their Quayside and Newcastle City centre apartments.

Mark Docherty, Commercial Director , said: “This investment and expansion of our portfolio not only demonstrates our ambition to grow in the UK, but also our commitment to the city of Newcastle. Choosing to expand in the Newcastle area was an easy decision – a big part of our local success is testament to the talented people we already have working here, and the strong reputation the team has for delivering great customer experience.

“We always seek to choose buildings with a prestigious location and which is  impactful, and that set out a clear statement of our UK ambition. With our newest property opening in one of the most sought after parts of the city, we believe we have achieved this.”

Tom Smyth, Managing Director at Dream Apartments, said: “This is a real coup for the city and all our Newcastle Staff who have worked tirelessly to make Dream Apartments Newcastle an ideal destination for both business and leisure. The city’s historical lineage, inspiring architecture, energetic nightlife, fantastic shopping and award-winning gastronomic delights have contributed to Newcastle upon Tyne being named one of the best cities in the UK.”

Dream Apartments is now actively recruiting for a number of roles across their operational and support function. For more information, contact newcastle@dreamapartments.co.uk

While you explore Newcastle upon Tyne’s culture, architecture and eclectic ambience, the friendly staff at Dream Apartments will be happy to take care of all your daily needs and comforts. Our fully-equipped apartments in prime locations will ensure that you are centrally located and well-connected with all the attractions, shopping, dining and entertainment that the city has to offer. On your next visit to Newcastle upon Tyne, book a serviced apartment from Dream Apartments, and check in to your home away from home.

There’s not long left to apply for the 2019 Great North Run through the ballot

When is the deadline to apply for the Great North Run general ballot?

Anyone interested in applying for a Great North Run place through the ballot must do so by 12 noon on Monday, February 4.

To apply, click here.

It allows runners to apply for a race place, without having to raise money for charity (although they are still free to fundraise if they wish to).

It costs £56 to enter the Great North Run, Newcastle through the ballot. You will only be charged if you get a place, although you have to submit card details with your application.

When and how will I find out if I’ve got a place?

Applicants will receive and email on or before Friday, February 8, to confirm whether or not they have a Great North Run place.

When is the 2019 Great North Run?

This year’s half marathon from Newcastle to South Shields takes place on Sunday, September 8.

Where will 2019 take you?


As winter settles in, you may already be wishing for summer, daydreaming about distant holidays in warmer climes. But there are plenty of ways to beat those winter blues without having to wait for months on end or travel halfway across the world.


Liverpool’s wonderful culture and impressive wit, along with an unparalleled obsession over football and music make this coastal city in a truly unique destination..




Known for its nightlife, industrial heritage and Geordie charm on the banks of the River Tyne, Newcastle is an excellent option for an affordable weekend break. 

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Experience a Titanic city full of surprises and hidden gems. Soak up the lively atmosphere, stroll along fine Victorian streets, enjoy world-class visitor attractions and indulge in a cafe, restaurant and entertainment scene that can rival any city in Europe.

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Appointment Notice : Chris Greaves General Manager (Newcastle)

Chris Greaves Dream Apartments

Name:  Chris Greaves

Position: General Manager (Newcastle)

Company: Dream Apartments

Dream Apartments has appointed Chris Greaves to the position of General Manager of Newcastle.

The move will see Chris, who has over 25 years’ experience in both the hospitality and catering industry and international recruitment work closely with the Managing Director, Tom Smyth in leading the rapidly expanding business across the North of England.

“Chris Greaves is an award winning Hotel Manager and with his vast experience I am excited for our future North of England projects” said Tom Smyth.

Dream Apartments was established in 2017, now has over 200 serviced apartments in Belfast, Liverpool, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Dubai.

Dream Apartments offers guests a home away from home. Enjoy all the amenities of a hotel with the additional space of an apartment.


Dream Apartments Newcastle is now connected to the world class hotel distribution: GDS SiteMinder

Dream Apartments GDS by Siteminder

Dream Apartments is always riding the wave of innovation. Today we are delighted to announce an integration partnership with the global industry’s leading cloud platform, Siteminder.

Mark Docherty – Director of Operations said “Dream Apartments Newcastle is pleased to announce its new cooperation with SiteMinder. For our clients it means the possibility to access a wider choice of online distributors and for us the possibility to expand in new countries. SiteMinder is a true leader in our industry and we look forward to working together to provide serviced apartments”

Dream Apartments is a leading serviced apartment provider. Founded in 2017, now operates over 300 serviced apartments in three major cities across the UK as well as internationally in Dubai, Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam. Enjoy all the amenities of a hotel with the additional space of a serviced apartment.

Who is SiteMinder? www.siteminder.com.
SiteMinder is a world wide hotel distribution system, with +20,000 clients in 160 countries. It was born in Australia just in 2006.

Upcoming conferences in Newcastle this Autumn!

A list of Upcoming Newcastle conferences – Find your Newcastle accommodation here

British Machine Vision Conference Newcastle

3 – 6 September Northumbria University

International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 

Newcastle University  4 – 6 September

Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference | BPS

Wed 5 Sep, 09:00

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

Great Exhibition of the North: building a legacy for North East businesses 

5 September

The Mining Institute 

Newcastle upon tyne 

International Conference on Automation and Computing

6-7 September Newcastle University

Challenger Conference 2018

The 18th Biennial Conference of the Challenger Society for Marine Science.

Newcastle University, 10-13 September 2018

BERA Annual Conference 2018

Tue 11 – Thu 13 September 

Northumbria University, Newcastle 

Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association 

11-13 September


International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology, 4th European Meeting

12 – 14 September Newcastle University 

2018 FL National Summit & Awards – Yorkshire, North East & Scotland Regional Final 

14 September 2018 from 11:30 to 16:00

Newcastle Upon Tyne


41st Annual Meeting of the European Thyroid Association

15 – 18 September

Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square

LAC: Landscape Archaeology Conference 2018 

17 – 20 September

Newcastle University

IST Technical Conference 2018

20th September 2018 

Crowne Plaza Hotel

EMSEA Conference 2018

2 – 5 October

Newcastle University

SCHOOLS NorthEast Annual Summit 

11 October

St James Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Imagine If… 2018 conference 

16 October

Culture Bridge North East Discovery Museum

QIST Orthopaedic Conference 2018

16 – 17 October

Grand Hotel Gosforth Park Newcastle

Transport Technology Forum Conference

17 October 09:30 – 16:30 

The Core Science Central Newcastle

International Conference on Business and Technology Transfer Technology and Society 

29 – 30 October

Newcastle University

14th Newcastle Voice Conference 

13-14 November

Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne 

Expo North East 

November 7th

Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club 

SSA Conference 

8 – 9 November

Crowne Plaza Newcastle

North East Collaboration Conference 2018 

14 November 2018 08:30am – 13:00pm

Discovery Museum 

International Perspectives on Evaluation of PPI in Research Conference

15 – 16 November

Institute of Health & Society Newcastle

International Lean Six Sigma Institute Conference 2019

21-25 Jan 2019 Novotel Hotel

Newcastle International Airport 

Top 10 Attractions in Newcastle!

NewcastleUnited by seven bridges across a spectacular riverscape, Newcastle is a diverse and extremely vibrant visitor destination. Here are the Top 10 Attractions in the city, and you can vote for your favourite! You can check out our Newcastle properties here



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Newcastle Falcons play Edinburgh at Kingston Park Stadium

Newcastle Falcons

Edinburgh the next visitors to Kingston Park Stadium to play Newcastle Falcons.

Newcastle Falcons’ next home game comes on Friday August 24 when Edinburgh are the visitors to Kingston Park Stadium.

The 7.45pm kick-off is a prelude to the club’s Heineken Champions Cup clashes, Newcastle having been drawn alongside Scotland’s capital club during the group stages of Europe’s elite club competition.

The match could see a return to Kingston Park for Argentinean centre Juan Pablo Socino following his summer move to Edinburgh, not to mention a look at the Falcons’ latest signings, the two clubs having enjoyed a series of keenly-contested pre-season games in recent years.

Newcastle Falcons 2018-19 season ticket members are entitled to free entry for the match as part of their package, but must reserve their free space before 4pm on Friday August 17 by emailing tickets2@newcastle-falcons.co.uk , calling 0871 226 6060 or popping to the ticket office in person during office hours.

Only the East, West and South Stands will be open on the night. Season ticket members in the North Stand can claim a South Stand ticket.

Season car park passes will also be valid, with non-seasonal pass holders able to park for £5.

Non-season ticket members can buy match-day tickets for just £10 for adults and concessions, and £5 for juniors, call 0871 226 6060 or from the stadium in person. Tickets will be available on the night.

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Stomp returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal


The unstoppable smash-hit show Stomp returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal for one week only – fresher, faster and funnier than ever!

Stomp Newcastle combines dance, comedy and music into a theatrical experience like no other. Stomp takes familiar objects like newspapers, bins, plastic bags and even the kitchen sink and uses them to create a universal language of rhythm and movement that’s playful, thrilling and exploding with energy.

From its humble beginnings, Stomp has grown into a truly global phenomenon that will set your toes tapping and your pulse racing.

Tickets from £14 BOOK NOW 

Why head home after the show? Treat yourself to a beautiful fully serviced apartment at Dream Newcastle!T ake advantage of discounted rates when you book DIRECT via  01912600628. Prices from £190 per night.