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Stories and Tips Gateshead

The Metrocentre

Written by fizzytom on 01 Jul, 2003

Once the largest out-of-town indoor shopping ventre in Europe, the first phase of the Metrocentre was built in the mid 1980s on reclaimed land on the south banks of the Tyne, a couple of miles west of Gateshead. Since then, the centre has expanded further…Read More


The Town Centre

Written by fizzytom on 03 Jul, 2003

What a let down! Gateshead town centre is a stark contrast to Newcastle over the river and also in relation to the newly regenerated Gateshead Quays area where a mini cultural village is being created. The main town in the borough of Gateshead is overshadowed…Read More


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