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The Alan Shearer Centre

The Alan Shearer Centre is a highly specialist respite, residential and social facility for people with complex disabilities and acute sensory impairments.

The centre has it's own grounds on the outskirts of Newcastle made up of three specialist facilities:

  1. The Alan Shearer Activity Centre - A recreational, sensory and social resource for disabled people of all ages, catering to a wide spectrum of need. Facilities are completely free to use and include a hydrotherapy suite, sensory rooms and cave, a giant ball pool, a music room, seasonal activities and a café. Contact: 0191 267 8118, or email
  2. Alan Shearer Short Break Centre - Providing highly specialised respite breaks in a safe and specially adapted environment for people with a range of disabilities and behavioural issues, the centre allows parents and carers a well-earned rest. Contact: 0191 267 8128 or email
  3. Alan Shearer Specialist Residential Home - Also situated within the Alan Shearer Centre, the home offers residential accommodation for adults with profound and multiple disabilities.

Please visit the website for more information.

Who to contact

0191 267 8118
Alan Shearer Centre website

Where to go

Flat, The Alan Shearer Centre
West Denton Close
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE15 7LU

Page last reviewed: 24/08/2020