The Metrocenter is situaated in Gateshead. A large building that had to be opened in phases. This had started on the 28th of April in 1986. It was offically finished on October of that year.

It is an indoor shopping and activity centre. Many people have enjoyed the cinema and rock-climbing centre. On the other hand, others have enjoyed the shops for clothing, accessories, technology, homeware, food, and many others. There is a wide variety of places to visit for you, friend and family. So there is definitely simething fun for someone to find.

Accessibility at the Metrocentre

There are many accessible toilets within the Metrocentre. Most flooring throughout the building is flat. Not to mention, there are lots of elevators to take advantage of. Furthermore, you have a choice of ordinary stairs and escalators up and down the levels. Although staff are not trained to work with those who are neurologically diverse, they are happy to help whenever possible to the best of their capability.

Unfortunately, there are no accessible large print or braille maps. This being a rather big issue fotr those with visual impairments. Despite this, staff are happy to guide and point you in the right direction. Not to mention, a lot of the shops and such would have different accessibility. This menas it’s advised to look for further information when it comes to the accessibility.

Want to find out more? Well more information on the Metrocentre can be found here.

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