The Lumen
Newcastle Helix

  • Location
  • Sector
    Commercial Office Development
  • Main Client
    Legal & General
  • Architect & Engineer
  • Steelwork Contractor
    Finley Structures Ltd
  • Westok Solution
    812T Plate Girders


The Lumen forms part of Newcastle Helix which is one of the largest urban regeneration schemes of its kind in the UK.


Newcastle Flagship Project

With £350m investment between Newcastle City Council, Newcastle University and Legal & General, this flagship project at the heart of city centre is set to boost local jobs and drive economic growth.

Lumen is an 8 storey Grade A office building and is the first phase of a £65m investment development by Legal & General.

Westok Solution

Westok are incredibly proud to be the chosen partner to manufacture Westok Plate Beams that will bring Lumen to life. Working in partnership with Finley Structures Ltd Westok are supplying circa 812 tonnes of Westok Plate Beams.

The project will eventually create 4000 jobs, 500,000 sq ft of office and research space and 450 new homes. The aim of the development is to become a hub for scientific research and technology businesses.

Images courtesy of Ryder architects.

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