Why is it called the Metrocentre?
Metrocentre is a shopping centre and entertainment complex in the Dunston area of Gateshead. It is located on the former site of Dunston Power Station, near to the River Tyne….MetroCentre (shopping centre)
|The Green Quadrant of the Metrocentre|
|Previous names||intu Metrocentre|
|Developer||Cameron Hall Developments|
How many shops does the Metrocentre have?
Metrocentre provides shoppers with over 300 popular high street shops over five sprawling coloured malls to make your shopping experience a breeze.
Do I need to wear a mask in Metrocentre?
Do I need to wear a face mask/face covering when visiting Metrocentre? We understand that many of our staff and visitors may wish to cover their faces, particularly in busy areas, and we would encourage visitors to be respectful of each other as this is a personal decision.
Why did Metroland close down?
The stomach-churning rollerocaster around Metroland added thrills and spills to a routine family shopping trip. So in 2008, the decision to close it to make way for a cinema met with a storm of protest, with regulars packing in for a final adrenalin-fuelled blast on a Last Ride weekend.
How many people work in the Metrocentre?
At the peak, the Metrocentre can have as many as 9,000 members of staff working in the centre. 7. The Metrocentre has its own police station and dentist.
Who designed the Metrocentre?
Sir John hall
It was developed by Sir John hall and his Cameron Hall company, and financed by the Church Commissioners of England. Built on a former industrial site, the first phase of the Metro Centre opened on the 28th of April 1986. It now has five main malls, a transport interchange and adjacent Metro Retail Park and metrOasis.
Who owns Metrocentre Newcastle?
Cameron HallMetrocentre / Owner
Can you eat at Metrocentre?
With over 60 places to eat and drink, there’s something for everyone at Metrocentre. From high street favourites to artisan independents – gourmet burgers to moreish meze, from vegan pasta to perfect pastries, we’re here to tickle your taste-buds.
Is Metrocentre open Boxing Day?
21 shops and restaurants in Metrocentre staying closed on Boxing Day. A NUMBER of retailers and restaurants are giving staff the day off as they confirm they’re staying shut on Boxing Day.
When did Metro land close?
April 20, 2008
Despite calls being made to save Metroland, the famous attraction sadly closed its doors for the last time on April 20, 2008, marking the end of an era.
Is Metro land still open?
There was much sadness when Metroland closed its doors for a final time in 2008, with a huge Odeon cinema now standing in its place.
What is open in Metrocentre?
October 14, 1986Metrocentre / Opened