This April, Well Playd launches at Computer Orbit, Newcastle upon Tyne.

This newly renovated space is the perfect place for the 1st of many gaming LAN parties, large and small!

Prepare yourself for an action packed, fun filled 2 days of non-stop gaming. Whether you’re a hardcore or a casual gamer, new blood or old school, PC or console, there’s something for all gamers. Come and be part of North East England’s Biggest Gaming LAN event.

2 non-stop days of PC & Console gaming, we go from 9am Saturday 21st right through to 6pm Sunday 22nd April 2018, non-stop, no closing, we’re open the full way through! Game to your hearts content!


Date, Time, Location

Dates: Saturday 21st - Sunday 22nd April 2018

Opening hours: WP01 is open non-stop, from 9am Saturday 21st April to 6pm Sunday 22nd April, non-stop gaming!

Location: NE-Space, 1st Floor Computer Orbit, 400-408 Old Durham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE9 5DQ


PC Spaces: 75 BYOC weekend places

Console Tournaments: 64 player, per day, per tournament for FIFA 18, Street Fighter V & Tekken 7


Important times for Well Playd 01

Doors open: 9am, Saturday 21st April 2018

Network goes down: 5pm, Sunday 22nd April 2018

Electricity goes down: 5:30pm, Sunday 22nd April 2018

All participants/spectators must be out of the venue: 6pm, Sunday 22nd April 2018

For more detailed information please check out our FAQ’s. If you still cant find an answer to your question, drop us a message on Discord or email keith@wellplayd.co.uk

Be part of Well Playd, volunteer and be involved in the event!




Please take the time to read through the rules & conditions. They are very important and must be adhered to at all times.




By Train

If you’re heading to Well Playd by train, the nearest station is Newcastle Central Station (2.3miles)

There are plenty of adequate taxi services directly from the station or you can jump in an Uber.

For more information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.

By Car

Well Playd is hosted close to major routes & motorways heading from the North, West and South including the A1(M), A69, M6.

Click ‘Directions’ on the map below for Google maps or use NE9 5DQ, 400-408 Old Durham Road in your Sat nav.

By Taxi

If you’re heading to Well Playd by taxi, here are some local companies.

Blueline Taxis - 0191 262 6666

LA Taxis - 0191 287 7777

Dean Taxis - 0191 444 4444

Budget Taxis - 0191 298 5050

Direct Cars - 0191 215 0033


By Air

If you’re heading to Well Playd by air, the nearest airport is Newcastle International Airport.

You can take a taxi direct from the aiport (8.8miles) or hop on the Metro system to Gateshead Metro Station and taxi or bus from there.

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