Projects

Sharing data to support a safe return to the city centre

Sharing data to support a safe return to the city centre

When social distance guidance and measures were introduced in 2020, citizen concerns about how congested the city centre is led to the Council working with partners to develop an innovative online information portal.
Rapid deployment of in-home connectivity for digitally excluded citizens

Rapid deployment of in-home connectivity for digitally excluded citizens

Newcastle City Council Reablement Service supports adults who have experienced a life change to live independently in their own homes.
Single source of intelligence on land ownership

Single source of intelligence on land ownership

Newcastle City Council hosts over 600 datasets on land asset ownership and responsibility.
Hinterland: from smart cities to smart regions

Hinterland: from smart cities to smart regions

Seeking to increase capacity and raise awareness of IoT (Internet of Things) technology in rural landscapes.
Data analytics to improve council tax collection rates

Data analytics to improve council tax collection rates

From 2020 onwards, Newcastle City Council’s services will be almost entirely dependent on the funding provided by Council Tax and business rates.
Visualisation of parking data

Visualisation of parking data

Newcastle City Council’s parking team needed to evaluate technology solutions to offer a “cashless” service 
Making open data work for communities

Making open data work for communities

Open Lab created a platform giving non-experts easy access to open data at-a-glance.
Make Place open source survey tool

Make Place open source survey tool

A versatile tool used by researchers in community-based projects to map issues, opportunities, resources and points of interest.
IoT showcase creates “Britain’s smartest street”

IoT showcase creates “Britain’s smartest street”

Internet of Things (IoT) sensors were installed in the Mosley Street area to control and monitor intelligent lighting, smart parking, waste management, air quality, and road maintenance.
Free Public Wi-Fi in Newcastle and Gateshead

Free Public Wi-Fi in Newcastle and Gateshead

Free Wi-Fi launched in Newcastle and Gateshead