JD Sports opens new flagship at Gateshead’s Metrocentre
JD Sports has opened its latest flagship store at Gateshead’s Metrocentre.
Spanning 18,000 square feet, the shop is home to over 50 brands, including Nike, Adidas and The North Face, and also features a customisation area where shoppers can personalise their new purchases.
To celebrate the opening, Geordie DJ and producer, Jerome Price, got the crowds dancing with an Ibiza-inspired soundtrack. In addition, local Newcastle TikTok power couple, Nathan and Grace, welcomed shoppers to the store.
JD Sports Fashion said: “JD Sports has occupied a special place on the nation’s high streets for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on embracing the communities that shop with us and the culture that surrounds us, and this new Metrocentre store embodies that commitment.”
The opening followed the recent launch of H Beauty by Harrods in Metrocentre’s lower Town Square earlier this month .
Ben Cox of Sovereign Centros, senior asset manager for Metrocentre, said: “It’s fantastic to unveil the new flagship JD Sports store, a truly exceptional fitout from one of our leading brands. The store is set to be the largest in the region, providing an upgraded destination for streetwear and sports apparel from over 40 of the biggest and best brands around.”