Vision Express Opticians - Vision taken seriously

Gateshead - Metro Centre - Vision Express

Opening Times

This week Open Close
Monday 10:00 21:00
Tuesday 10:00 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 21:00
Thursday 10:00 21:00
Friday 10:00 21:00
Saturday 09:00 19:00
Sunday 11:00 17:00

Holiday & Special Opening Hours

Open bank holidays 10:00am - 6:00pm. Excluding Christmas Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Get directions

The store is within the Metro Centre next to the Blue car park.

By Car:

Metrocentre is on the A1, 3 miles south west of Newcastle Upon Tyne, west of Gateshead.

From the south - Travel along the A1(M) northbound.  From the A1 Washington Services keep in left hand lanes at junction 65 then continue onto the A1 (signposted A1 Gateshead, Newcastle). Continue along the Gateshead Western Bypass. Branch left (signposted Metro Centre), then turn right onto Hollinside Road and cross the road bridge.

From the north  - Join the A1 southbound heading towards Newcastle and Gateshead and follow signs for Metro Centre.
Sat Nav users should type in the post code NE11 9YG.

By Train:

The Metro Centre is on the National Rail network and has its own train station.
It is a 7 minute journey from Newcastle Central Station with trains during the day around every 15 minutes, less frequently during evenings and on Sundays.

By Bus:

The Metro Centre has it’s own transport interchange, where the main services include the X66 from Gateshead Metro Interchange and the Metro Centre Shuttle 100 from Newcastle City Centre

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Facilities - Gateshead - Metro Centre Vision Express

  • We have over 100 ways to test your eyes We have over 100 ways to test your eyes
  • Digital Retinal Photography available Digital Retinal Photography available
  • Glasses repairs Glasses repairs
  • Coffee facilities Coffee facilities
  • Disabled access to store Disabled access to store
  • Baby changing facilities nearby Baby changing facilities nearby
  • Parking nearby Parking nearby
  • Public toilets nearby Public toilets nearby

For Lenstore customers
If you're a Lenstore customer, you are entitled to exclusive new offers available at this store. For further information about how to access your exclusive offers, visit our contact lens and eye care services page.