Located on the River Tyne, Gateshead is known for its iconic architecture, such as the Angel of the North and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. With a history of traditional industries of coal mining and heavy engineering, Gateshead now houses a diverse range of businesses in a mix of office premises. Many companies are based in business parks in the town, including finance companies, technology firms, car dealers and construction companies. The town has been extensively redeveloped in recent years, comprising a mix of modern office developments, arts and concert venues, residential properties, eateries, leisure facilities and shops. Gateshead is also a large retail hub, with MetroCentre, the second largest shopping centre in the UK, located in the west of the town.
Offices to Rent in Gateshead
The Team Valley Trading Estate is one of the largest purpose-built commercial business parks in the UK, providing state-of-the-art offices to rent. There are several other major business centres in Gateshead, all of which feature impressive, modern business premises with a variety of private offices and shared workspace, meeting rooms and conference facilities, and excellent transport links.
Gateshead offices are well-served by numerous transport links. The Gateshead Interchange is the busiest bus station in Tyne & Wear, and is also the major Metro station for the area, providing access to Newcastle city centre, Newcastle Airport, Tynemouth, Sunderland and South Shields. National train services at Dunston and the MetroCentre run to a number of UK areas, including London King’s Cross, Newcastle and Edinburgh. The A1 runs through Gateshead, linking to London and Edinburgh and the A184 links Gateshead to Sunderland.
Shopping, Restaurants and Leisure
The MetroCentre is a major shopping centre, housing a plethora of high street names, fashion brands, department stores, cafés and eateries. Trinity Square shopping centre also has a wide range of shops. Gateshead is home to an abundance of cafés, pubs, bars, coffee shops and restaurants for office workers to choose from, offering a diverse selection of cuisines.