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Tyne Bridge restoration work

Restoration work to the Tyne Bridge starts on Tuesday 2 April 2024. The bridge will be reduced to just two lanes - one northbound, one southbound. Please follow the travel advice on the dedicated Tyne Bridge website (opens new window), where you can also find contact information for the project team.

Metrocentre Park and Ride

From 2 April 2024, a Park and Ride will operate from the Metrocentre for people travelling into Gateshead and Newcastle centres.

The Park and Ride is in the Metrocentre Staff and Coach Car Park located off A1114 Riverside Way, NE11 9SY. The entrance to the car park is from the roundabout of A1114 and Mandela Way.

Just follow the signs and park within the designated Park and Ride area of the car park.

More about the Park and Ride

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