The Intu MetroCentre (AKA Metro Centre) is a shopping centre in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear in the North East of England, UK. It’s one of the top five largest malls in the UK, and is home to more than 340 shops, stores, services and places to eat.
The shops at the MetroCentre are spread across two floors and five main malls; Red, Green, Blue, Yellow and Platinum. There are also themed shopping areas for independent retailers; The Village, The Forum and Qube.
Metro Centre shopping guide
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The mall is home to over 60 cafes, restaurants and places to eat. There’s also an Odeon IMAX Cinema and a Namco FunScape, complete with bowling, dodgems, soft play and a pool hall.
The large “anchor” shops at the MetroCentre include Debenhams, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser – they’re on both floors. Other shops include; Argos, Primark, Sports Direct, H&M, TK Maxx and BHS. Places to eat include; Caffé Nero, Costa Coffee, Greggs, Starbucks, KFC, McDonalds and the Big Lukes restaurant.
There’s also free WiFi at the centre!
If you exit the Yellow mall, it’s a short walk to MetrOasis (Oasis Metro Centre) – with its Toby Carvery, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Harvester and drive-through Starbucks. MetrOasis is next to the Retail Park with its large stores such as Bensons for Beds, Next Home, Toys R Us, Oak Furniture Land and food places such as McDonalds and Pizza Hut.
A few minutes walk from MetrOasis is a huge supermarket – Asda Gateshead Supercentre.
MetroCentre address & contact details
The Intu MetroCentre stands on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne. It has its own railway station – Metrocentre.
Address: intu Metrocentre, NE11 9YG, Gateshead.
Phone: 0191 493 0219