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0191 4607253

(this store has now closed)
Unit 1.08
Red Mall
Metro Centre
Gateshead
NE11 9YP Tel: 0191 4607253

Opening Times

Monday: 10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 21:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 21:00
Friday: 10:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00

In our store we provide, not only some of the greatest gadgets and gizmos you'll ever find, but also friendly and fun-loving staff who will proudly and happily demonstrate some of the most amazing products we have. Want to relax? Then try our fantastic Headonizms and feel the stress just fade away, or perhaps you would like to test your nerves with a game of Lightning Reaction. Or how about checking out our fine range of helicopters or even chat with a Chatimal? Whatever you're after, we have a ton of fun stuff to see and try, so come on down and share in the fun!

Getting There

By Car

Situated right on the A1, Metrocentre is easily accessible. Shoppers visiting Metrocentre in the evening to take advantage of leisure facilities and restaurants should park in either the yellow or blue car parks.

From the south

  • Travel along the A1(M) northbound
  • From the A1 Washington Services (Birtley) keep to left at junction 65 and continue on A1 (signs for A1 Gateshead, Newcastle)
  • Continue on A1 (Gateshead/Newcastle Western Bypass) for approx 6 miles
  • Exit left (signs for Metrocentre) and turn right onto Hollinside Road
  • Continue through traffic lights towards Metrocentre.

From the north

  • Join the A1 southbound towards Newcastle and Gateshead (signs for The South A1M, Gateshead)
  • Continue on A1 until you see exit sign for Metrocentre.

For Sat Nav directions please use the postal code NE11 9YG.

By Rail

Metrocentre is on the national rail network and has its own train station. It takes just 7 minutes by train from Newcastle Central Station with trains during the day around every 15 minutes, less frequently during evenings and on Sundays.

Frequent services are available from Newcastle, Sunderland, Teesside, Co. Durham and stations along the Tyne Valley Line to Carlisle. Visit the National Rail Enquiries or Northern Rail website to view travel updates, timetables and buy tickets.

By Bus

Over 100 buses an hour arrive at Metrocentre's Transport Interchange from throughout the North East. The CentreLink Service X66 operates from Gateshead Metro Interchange every 7 - 8 minutes during the day, every 10 minutes during weekday evenings and every 15 minutes during weekend evenings.

Metrocentre Shuttle 100 from Newcastle City Centre is a fast and frequent service bringing you from the heart of Newcastle in just 15 minutes. There is a service every 8 minutes during the day, every 12-15 minutes during evenings and every 12 minutes on Sunday from Newcastle Monument and Central Station.

Frequent direct buses run from many other locations throughout the North East. For up-to-date information on bus timetables and ticket prices from individual operators please visit one of the following; Nexus, Go North East, Stagecoach or Arriva. For advice on the best routes to Metrocentre visit the Travel Information desk in the Transport Interchange, or use our journey planner above.

For further information please download a copy of Metrocentre's Public Transport Guide below.

Metrocentre Circular Buses

Metrocentre retailers, and those surrounding the Centre, can be accessed by a comprehensive Circular Bus Service which calls at all four mall entrances, also calling at Metro Retail Park, Gala Bingo, Asda and IKEA.

The service runs every 7 - 10 minutes during the day and every 15 minutes during the evening.