Opticians & Laser Eye Surgery Gateshead

Gateshead Metrocentre

Red Mall intu Metrocentre
Gateshead NE11 9YG
United Kingdom

Local enquiries

0191 338 5240

Customer services

0800 023 20 20

Opening Times

  • Monday
    10:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday
    09:00 - 21:00
  • Wednesday
    09:00 - 21:00
  • Thursday
    09:00 - 21:00
  • Friday
    09:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday
    09:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday
    11:00 - 17:00

Services Available

  • Laser Eye Surgery Consultation
  • Eye Examination - Private
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens Aftercare
  • Private Cataract Consultation
  • Dry Eye Assessment
  • Glaucoma Assessment

Where to find us

Optical Express at intu Metrocentre offers everything from glasses and contact lenses to laser eye surgery consultations. From the south travel along the A1(M) northbound. From the A1 Washington Services (Birtley) keep to left at junction 65 and continue on A1 (signs for A1 Gateshead, Newcastle) for approx 6 miles. Exit left (signs for intu Metrocentre) and turn right onto Hollinside Road and continue through traffic lights towards intu Metrocentre. From the north join the A1 southbound towards Newcastle and Gateshead (signs for the south A1M, Gateshead) and continue on A1 until you see exit sign for intu Metrocentre. The clinic is located in the Upper Red Mall, across from Next and HMV. 

Quick Direction

Red Mall intu Metrocentre,Gateshead NE11 9YG,United Kingdom
0191 338 5240

How to get there



Intu Metrocentre has almost 10,000 free car parking spaces. Park in the green car park.



Intu Metrocentre is on the National Rail network and has its own train station. It takes just 7 minutes by train from Newcastle Central Station with trains during the day around every 15 minutes, less frequently during evenings and on Sundays.


By Bus

Over 100 buses an hour arrive at intu Metrocentre's Transport Interchange from throughout the north east. The CentreLink Service X66 operates from Gateshead Metro Interchange every 7-8 minutes during the day, every 10 minutes during weekday evenings and every 15 minutes during weekend evenings. The buses will take you to the Blue Mall.