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Metro Centre Gateshead Opening Times

*These listings are estimates only and may only be used as a guide. Please contact your local store to find the exact hours.

The one complaint we get from shoppers when shopping in the Metro Centre Gateshead is that they are unable to grasp the opening times of the mall on different days and occasions. So, to help shoppers we have prepared a list of Metro Centre opening times on usual days, as well as holidays and occasions.

When we hear shopping in the UK, one of the first names that come to our mind is the Metro Centre. The mall located in Gateshead near river Tyne is one of the largest malls in the UK. It has around 370 shops for shoppers to buy things from. Metro Centre Gateshead is home to big retail chains such as Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, and House of Fraser. Many other retail shops such as Next, Zara, H&M, and other popular retail outlets can be found in the mall. Other than shops the mall also has Metro Retail Park, metrOasis retail area, indoor arcade area, and 12 screen Odean cinema. The mall follows the motto of fun for everyone.

Metro Centre Opening Times

Usual Days

  • Monday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Tuesday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Wednesday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Thursday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Friday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm
  • Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm
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The mall follows the same pattern from Monday to Saturday, but on Sunday Metro Centre Gateshead opening times are reduced from 9 hours to 6 hours. To give employees an early off, so they can prepare for the next working week.

Bank Holidays

25 May Monday: 10 am-7 pm

Holiday week

During the holiday season Metro Centre Gateshed is opened from 9 am to 10 pm on weekdays. Whereas on Saturday it is open from 9 am to 8 pm and Sunday it is functional from 11 am to 5 pm. The mall operates from 9 am to 5 pm on Christmas Eve. Metro Centre Gateshead opening times on boxing-day is 9 am to 6 pm. On New Year’s Eve mall is open from 9 am to 5 pm. Metro Centre Gateshead is closed on Christmas (25th December) and on New Year’s Day (1ST January).

During Lockdown

As we encountered COVID-19 and were forced to face lock-downs and follow social distancing, the government had only allowed shops that sell essential items to be opened during the lock-down.

Below is a list of shops with their opening times that were opened during the lock-down.

  1. Halifax: Monday to Friday 10 am-2 pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  2. Holland & Barrett: Monday to Saturday 9 am-5:30 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
  3. Marks & Spencer: Monday to Saturday 9 am – 7 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm
  4. NatWest: Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  5. Santander: Monday to Friday 10.30 am – 2 pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  6. The Glasses Factory: Monday to Friday 10 am-5 pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday
  7. Vision Express: Available through appointments only
  8. Wilko: Monday to Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Final Words

So, if you want to visit the Metro Centre Gateshead, we would strongly recommend you to get timing-related information before you plan your visit. If you are considering visiting the mall during a lockdown period than make sure that the shop you want to visit is open.


Last updated: September 7th, 2020
Author: Victor Emanuel Sterpu

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