Newcastle Night Economy Study 2021

The Newcastle Night Economy Study project was a night mapping study which involved the recording of key information related to venues in 7 precincts and other minor night spots across Newcastle City. Archival 

Optimum Search City Research Centre ran the research project under its Night Owl Night Research Programme.

The project ran from December 2020 to May 2021.

The project was undertaken with a student data collection team from University of Newcastle. Across Built Environment, Business and Creative Industries disciplines.

The project involved observation and recording of the night economy venues across night periods.

Learn More About Night Economy
Getting to know your night economy: Dr Drane explains the tendency for councils to know their day economy more than their night economy.

Learn More About our Paid Internships Programme
We mobilise internship teams to assist with our field research and site observation.

Thanks for your interest in our night economy studies.

Dr Jonathan Drane
Dr Jonathan Drane