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Metrocentre has been voted Britain’s Best Shopping Centre on two consecutive occasions, according to a poll by industry experts Trevor Wood Associates. The poll covers retail mix, transport links, customer services and the leisure & catering offer. The stunning new leisure offer, Metrocentre Qube, is home to an Odeon IMAX cinema, Namco Funscape with bowling, dodgems and soft play, and 10 new restaurants. Together with Metro Retail Park, adjacent to Metrocentre, this is a truly unique destination.

Size 2,092,000 sq ft of retail space
No of shops 350 shops and stores
Anchor stores House of Fraser, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Apple, H&M, Topshop, Zara, Primark
Catchment 2.6 million people in 70 minutes drive
Public Transport Rail station, transport interchange including a railway and bus station
Parking 9,250 free car parking spaces
Customer Facilities Shopmobility
Wheelchair access
Baby change
Personal shopper
Customer service desk
Leisure Multi screen cinema with IMAX,Namco Funscape,restaurants, bars and cafés
Adjacent to Metro Retail park
Ownership CSC – 54%, Church Commissioners – 10%, GIC Real Estate 36%
Address Centre Management
Tyne & Wear
NE11 9YG


Metrocentre has recently been extended and refreshed and houses the top 20 UK retailers together with major department stores, specialist niche retailers, leisure operators and a range of restaurants.