Welcome to Exchange Residential. We specialise in matching the right properties for both students and professionals in Newcastle and Gateshead. We have a large selection of accommodation to rent in the city centre and the surrounding areas as well as properties further afield in Alnwick, Durham and Sunderland.
We are proud to be The 2016 Newcastle Student Letting Agent of the Year and have two North East Student Property Manager of the Year Winner awards for 2015 & 2016.
Customer service is fundamental to our business and we pride ourselves on the good relationships we have with both landlords and tenants. Our testimonials re-enforce our commitment to providing a professional service.
As an ARLA Propertymark Protected agent and members of The Property Ombudsman (TPO), we aim to achieve the highest professional standards by adhering to the codes of conduct laid down by these associations.
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Exchange Residential was initially set up in 2000 to provide a professional and proactive management service to its parent company, The Adderstone Group. In the subsequent decade, Exchange Residential has evolved into one of the largest residential managing agencies in the north east of England, servicing a wide range of private and public sector clients.
Did you know we've also won awards for our great customer service? Exchange Residential were awarded Newcastle Letting Agent of the Year 2016! Our very own Lindsey Atkinson was named Property Manager of the Year 2015 and Jeremy Belton was also awarded Property Manager of the Year 2016, at the North East Student Housing Awards.
The company has developed a reputation as one of the most well respected residential managing agents in the region for the following reasons:
- Low professional fees, through efficiency and economies of scale
- Experienced in-house solicitors
- Experienced in-house chartered surveyors and property managers
- Bespoke service levels to suit clients' precise requirements
- Dedicated property managers supported by head office infrastructure
- Company audit by Ernst and Young LLP
- Large portfolio experience
- Ability to work in partnership with specialist associated companies
- Forte Freehold Managers Ltd
- Elmfield Insurance Services Ltd
- Taemar Ltd
We have properties throughout the North East from Alnwick to Durham and below are a selection of the areas we currently cover.
Newcastle upon Tyne - city centre
Over the past few years there has been a vast amount of new build and redevelopment in the city with many buildings which were previously used for commercial purposes now being renovated into living accommodation. Some of the developments Adderstone Group and/or Exchange have been involved with and continue to manage apartments in include:
In 2006, the Adderstone Group converted Waterloo House, a former Victorian Warehouse, into 31 beautiful apartments each of which are completely unique and incorporate many original features. Located next to Rehearsal Rooms, the apartments are set in an excellent location and would suit a variety of people with its very close proximity to both Newcastle and Northumbria universities and access to the city centre. They are located in the developing area of Grainger town, a two minute walk from Newcastle Central Station and the city's metro links.
Completed in 2006, this new build development comprises a mix of one to five bedroom apartments, with some underground parking available. Located in the heart of the city centre, Rialto is the ideal location for students as it is within a few minutes walking distance to both universities.
This area is becoming increasingly popular due to recent developments such as the Hilton Hotel and Gateshead College. Other attractions include The Baltic Museum and The Sage Music and Arts Centre. This location is ideally situated for local amenities in Gateshead and only a 10 minute walk to Newcastle city centre. A selection of developments that we are closely involved with and manage apartments in include:
Gateshead Railway Club
Conversion of a historic listed Railway Club into 25 modern stylish apartments. This development was completed in 2007 and is located next to the Hilton Hotel on the Gateshead side of the Tyne bridge. The walk into Newcastle takes just 10 minutes, and you can reach Newcastle Quayside in less than five. If you work in Newcastle, on Gateshead High Street or in the near vicinity, you will find a car is not necessary and walking to work a breeze.
Formerly a derelict Grade II listed building (Half Moon Inn) it was converted in 2011 and is a mixed retail/residential development. This development completes the street scene along Half Moon Lane and presents a strikingly contrasting contemporary elevational form to the surrounding area.
The development comprises a ground floor retail unit with a separate residential entrance providing access to six luxury apartments ranging from three to five bedrooms.
Each apartment is finished to a high standard with modern furnishings and contemporary decoration. The apartments have open plan kitchen/living areas with exposed beams adding to the modern look.
paragraphPortfolio Shieldfield / Jesmond / Heaton / Durham
Both full of cafés, art galleries, street art, live music venues and beautiful parks, as well as being minutes from Newcastle's spectacular Quayside. Ouseburn has a creative urban vibe unlike anywhere else in the city and there is nowhere better to enjoy a live band, or soak up they rays when the sun is shining. Plus it's only minutes from both Northumbria and Newcastle Universities so it's a great place to live and to fall in love with the city.
The Globe was a derelict former public house which was converted into 10 luxury apartments in 2010. This development is in the ideal location for students, as it is within a few minutes walking distance to both universities. The Globe properties are all finished to a high standard, with open plan modern kitchen and living areas in a contemporary style.
Union Square offers great value student living in ideal surroundings. Named both Newcastle Student Hall of the Year in 2015 and 2016, you can have peace of mind that you're living in the best accommodation. Newly built in 2014, these properties include a mix of luxury studio apartments and shared three to six bedroom flats with several offering balconies and superb views over Newcastle. With a stylish, high specification finish to every room, Union Square also offers great facilities for its residents. It has secure underground car parking and a great communal area for you to chill out and relax with your friends including a cinema room as well as designated study areas to help you get the most from your university experience.
Stepney Yard is much more than a great place to live and study, it is the place to make the most out of your student life. Choose from high-spec mezzanine studios and 4 to 7 bed apartments, many with great outdoor spaces, each kitted out in comfort and style, in the heart of Ouseburn, Newcastle's cultural gem and only minutes from campus. Plus take advantage of great social spaces including a cinema room, lounge, games area and a study room.
Union Studios opened in 2016 and is an exclusive development of 42 studio apartments. Union Studios is perfectly situated - less than a 10 minute walk to Northumbria University and 15 minutes to Newcastle University. Ideal for final or postgraduate students looking for a more private and quiet accommodation.
Both of these areas are within easy walking distance of the city centre and both universities, making them extremely popular locations for the rental market. They both offer excellent local amenities, including shops, restaurants and much more. We have a varying selection of one to eight bedroom properties in these areas.
Heaton is an ideal location for both the student and professional rental market. Located just outside the city centre, it has good bus and metro links and the accommodation offers excellent value for money.
Durham City offers varying attractions such as its cathedral and castle. The university is one of England's top five and the city has a varying range of properties which cater for both professionals and students. We manage St Hild's Lane which was a derelict house in Durham City's conservation area. It is a mix of both renovated flats and purpose built apartments and ideally located for students studying at the colleges of St Hild and St Bede which are right on the doorstep. These flats also offer great links to the city centre, either by car or on foot. An excellent bonus is the free off street parking which is also included with this property.