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Shop Safe

Shops in South Tyneside are preparing to welcome back customers as part of government plans to restart local economies.

South Tyneside Council is supporting shoppers by introducing a range of measures to make sure people can shop safely.

Shop Safe campaign

Shopping in South Tyneside

Whether you are bargain hunting or shopping for designer wear, you'll find everything you need in South Tyneside.

Whitburn, Cleadon and Boldon

Visit Boldon or the villages of Whitburn and Cleadon for boutique shopping, gifts, antiques, specialist fashion and products for the home. 

Jarrow Town Centre

Known as the Viking Centre, Jarrow's primary shopping area offers a good mix of high street stores and independent shops in a compact area with lots of free parking spaces.

With the likes of Argos, Boots, New Look, Wilkinsons and Morrisons as well as a number of smaller outlets including bakers and butchers, it's a great small town centre for bagging a bargain.

The Nook and Laygate (South Shields)

These two separate areas of South Shields offer a more local shopping experience with the majority of shops being independent retailers.

Easily accessible from the town centre, hop on a bus to get to these popular community shopping spots.

Shopping outside South Tyneside

Metrocentre, Gateshead

Metrocentre is the number 1 shopping and leisure centre in the UK and the largest in Europe!

The Centre has over 330 stores and is stocked full of key designer and cost conscious brands with new retailers opening all of the time.

More than a shopping experience the Centre has a brand new leisure and dining area too!

For more information visit Metrocentre

Newcastle City Centre

Newcastle offers City Centre shopping at its best with a fantastic choice of shops in the heart of the compact city.

From the best and well-known national names to elegant arcades, designer stores and street barrows, Newcastle has a cosmopolitan choice and blend of shops.

The main focal point of shopping in Newcastle is Eldon Square with over 140 shops and department stores to choose from.

For more information visit Eldon Square

The Bridges, Sunderland

Located in the heart of Sunderland City Centre, The Bridges Shopping Centre has over 100 shops including Debenhams, H&M, Monsoon and Tesco.

For more information visit The Bridges

Royal Quays Outlet Centre, North Shields

With over 50 outlet shops to choose from offering up to 60% OFF rrp on a host of famous brands, plus regular entertainment and live events all set within a unique environment, you have all the ingredients for a great day out.

For more information visit Royal Quays Outlet Centre

Boundary Mill Store, Shiremoor, Newcastle

This store is crammed full of top name brands and huge choice, all at up to 75% off RRP.

With fashion accessories, homeware and even a coffee shop, there's something for everything all under one roof.

For more information visit Boundary Mill: Shiremoor