VE Day Bank Holiday Opening Times

News — VE Day Bank Holiday Opening Times


Galleries provide access to vital services such as pharmacies, supermarkets and banks, which will remain open to meet essential community needs as permitted by the Government.

On Friday 8th May, the Centre will operate Bank Holiday hours and core hours are: 10am-4pm.

We will mark VE Day with a 2 minutes silence at 11am.

The following stores will be open the following times on Friday.

Store times may change at short notice so please check with them before setting off. 


Aldi: 8am-8pm
0800 042 0800

Asda: 8am-10pm
0191 416 3838

Bargain Buys: 10am-5pm
0191 447 9703

Holland & Barrett: 10am-4pm
0191 417 8451

Home Bargains: 8am-6pm
0191 419 2862

Iceland: 10am-4pm
0191 419 2577

Marks & Spencer: 8am-8pm
0191 415 9544

Poundland: 9am-4pm
0191 415 1852

Sainsbury’s: 8am-8pm
0191 541 4050

Wilko: 8am-5pm
0333 005 1247

Yorkshire Trading: 10am-4pm

Brown’s Fruit & Veg: 9.30am-4pm

Cooplands: 10am-4pm

Muffin Break: 9am-3pm. Takeaway only, contactless payments.

Redz: 11.30am-4pm. Takeaway only.


Boots: 12-5pm
0191 416 1680

Savers: 10am-4pm
0191 416 8666

Superdrug: 10am-4pm
0191 417 4749

McColl’s Newsagent: 9am-4pm
0191 415 7591

Pets at Home: 9am-6pm
0191 416 9481


For bus information, please visit Go North East:

A small number of our team will be on hand to make sure the centre remains a clean and safe place to visit. If you are visiting the centre, you must follow the UK Government’s rules and guidelines on good hygiene and social distancing to protect yourself and others.

We would like to thank our fantastic team who are working very hard in very challenging circumstances, to support our retailers, serve our communities and take care of one another. Our thoughts are with everyone during this difficult time.

Please keep an eye out for our social media updates, and we hope you all stay safe and healthy.


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You can find a full list of Galleries store numbers here and our cafes here.

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