intu Metrocentre


intu Metrocentre is Europe's largest indoor mall-style shopping centres, conveniently situated beside the A1 in Gateshead. Visitors to intu Metrocentre looking for world-class shopping, dining and leisure are guaranteed a great day out at this must-visit shopping haven.


intu Metrocentre provides shoppers with over 300 popular high street shops over five sprawling coloured malls to make your shopping experience a breeze. Did you know, that if you walked past every shop front in the complex, you'd cover 3.5 miles - and that's without going in any stores?!


Pick up the latest in fashion, beauty and homeware from major department stores including Debenhams, Primark, TK Maxx and Marks & Spencer, to name a few, as well as countless high-street stores selling the best in clothing, electronics, toys, stationery and more.

Pick up a designer handbag at Flannels or luxury lingerie at Victoria's Secret; shoppers looking for a unique gift or souvenir can even pick up jewellery, prints, candles, cards and more at local independent store handPICKED.

There's also a regular event programme during weekends and school holidays where children are invited to meet intu Metrocentre's performers – the Metrognomes, creating the perfect day out for families!

Visitors looking for things to do in Gateshead will be spoiled for choice at intu Metrocentre, too.  Why not play a couple of rounds of golf at the World’s first Angry Birds Adventure Golf, or challenge yourself at Clip ‘n Climb. Perhaps catch the latest Box Office hits on one of Odeon IMAX cinema’s 12 screens? Or get competitive at Namco Funscape which includes 18 lanes of ten-pin bowling, video games arcade, an American pool hall and Europe’s fastest dodgems!


Refuel or make it a date night in the Qube where you can dine in style at one of nearly 50 restaurants, cafes and food kiosks. Sample the Japanese inspired dishes at YO!, satisfy your sweet tooth with a doughnut at Krispy Kreme or enjoy a relaxing Italian meal at Zizzi's. Whether it's MexicanThai or American-style diners that take your fancy,  there's something for everyone!


Plan your day out to intu Metrocentre today!


Things to do & places to shop at intu Metrocentre


Angry Birds Adventure Golf

Clip ‘n Climb

Namco Funscape

Disney Store

Victoria's Secret


Jack Wills

G-Star RAW


Apple Store 


Hugo Boss 


Build a Bear 



Places to go for Food & Drink at intu Metrocentre





TGI Friday's

Bella Italian 




Five Guys

MOD Pizza


Opening Times

intu Metrocentre (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Dates and times may be subject to change
Closed Christmas Day



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Travelling to intu Metrocentre has never been easier. With almost 10,000 FREE car parking spaces, its own bus interchange and train station, visitors can get to intu Metrocentre from Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East with ease.

Getting to intu Metrocentre by car

Intu Metrocentre is in Gateshead, three miles south west of Newcastle on the A1 and almost 10,000 FREE car parking spaces, with easy access to each mall entrance, including disabled access. 

Public Transport Directions

Travelling to intu Metrocentre by public transport

intu Metrocentre has an on-site Bus and rail station with quick, direct links to Newcastle, Gateshead and around the region. Visitors can travel to intu Metrocentre by rail from Newcastle Central station.

Youc can also board the Stagecoach 100 bus in Newcastle City Centre from various stops including Old Eldon Square and Central Station. This bus service runs every 8 - 12 minutes during the day, and takes less than 30 minutes to arrive at the intu Metrocentre bus terminal .

Other fast, frequent and convenient bus routes to intu Metrocentre include Go North East Ten (10) and Red Kite (45/46/47).

Go North East bus X66 takes 10 minutes and is the fastest way to get from Gateshead Interchange to intu Metrocentre.

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  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 999
  • Min group size - 10

Provider Facilities

  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • No Smoking Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth


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