Affordable. Accessible. Inclusive. Enriching.
Our foundations and goals are built around enhancing and improving the lives of people and businesses across North Tyneside.
Aims to success
To deliver a community focused offer, in line with the cultural values of North Tyneside, and increase the number of community users of The Exchange 1856 by 90%
To play a pivotal role in North Shields’ Cultural Quarter and help reinvigorate North Shields through cultural and creative opportunities.
To increase the arts programme on offer at The Exchange 1856 by 90% by Summer 2024.
To create a business incubator centre offering free office space, technology, advice and support.
To support local businesses with fixed and flexible exclusive office space.
To create a long-term sustainable business at
The Exchange 1856 that will serve the wider community of North Tyneside and beyond for the generations ahead.
Set in the heart of North Shields’ Cultural Quarter, our foundations and goals are built around enhancing and improving the lives of people and businesses in North Tyneside.
Working with our partners and the community to create a world-class, fully-utilised, multi-functional, well-funded, sustainable asset that makes us all proud.