16 June 2016

Legal & General partners with Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University.

Legal & General Capital, the principal investment arm of Legal & General Group, today announced its plans to partner with Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University, to help build and finance the ,~350 million Newcastle Science Central development.

Science Central will become a major UK hub for scientific research, and technology businesses. The North-East's new devolution deal creates the opportunity to bring this powerful local vision to life, creating knowledge-based jobs for future generations in Newcastle and extending the Northern Powerhouse to "the North of the North".