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Newcastle-Gateshead - Shopping

Where to get your Fashion Fix

Newcastle-Gateshead rivals anywhere else in the country for the sheer variety and quality of shops. From some of the biggest shopping centres in Europe to smaller, independent boutiques to some superb designer outlets.

Union, 69 Grey Street, Newcastle
Union has long been held close to the hearts of the region's fashionable lads and lasses as they're always on the ball with the best stuff from the well-established labels and the place to head if you're after the pricey but drop-dead-cool Japanese label Evisu.

Period Clothing Warehouse, 9 High Bridge, Newcastle
It attracts women and men eager to complement their wardrobes with some fabulous second-hand retro gear, including tracksuits, t-shirts and a wide range of jackets and coats.

MetroCentreGateshead
Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex has over 350 shops and brand new leisure and dining complex with a range of great new restaurants, a brand new ODEON cinema complete with 3D screen and the only IMAX theatre in the region, and a Namco Funscape family entertainment centre with ten pin bowling, dodgems, soft play and more.

Fenwick’s, Northumberland Street
Fenwick’s Department Store, founded in Newcastle in 1882, is one of largest department stores in the UK and its iconic green bags have become quite sought-after. Now eleven stores strong, the flagship Newcastle branch is known as one of the most luxurious department stores in the UK who’s food court is renowned for selling some of the finest produce available on the high street, a selection of which are served in the store's eight eateries.

Eldon Square Shopping Centre, Newcastle
The UK's largest city centre shopping centre has recently opened a brand new mall, with flagship stores for UK retailers Debenhams, River Island, Top Shop and New Look taking prime locations.

High Bridge, Newcastle
High Bridge twists from the Bigg Market across Grey Street up to Pilgrim Street and is a fascinating hub of independent shops, cafés, galleries and traders. Here you can also grab a coffee, a pint, a tattoo or a haircut at the legendary Henry's which has been styling the men of Newcastle since 1954.

Northumberland Street, Newcastle
This is the main shopping street in Newcastle and is totally walk-able. You will find Fenwick’ department store, founded by J.J. Fenwick in Newcastle in 1882 at the heart of Northumberland Street, alongside all of the UK high street stores.

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