Accessible shopping and leisure centre

Trinity Square in Gateshead Town Centre has been designed to offer an accessible shopping and leisure experience to people of all abilities.  We have a number of marked disabled bays in our car park but we do not operate a Blue Badge free parking scheme.  Free parking is available to all drivers who are customers or Tesco or Vue Cinema – please see our parking information for further details.


Trinity Square Provides:

  • Immediate links to the public transport infrastructure
  • Access to on-site/Town Centre car parking facilities
  • Level access around the site
  • Open entrances
  • Clear routes and level horizontal circulation throughout
  • Considered floor and wall surfaces (both materials and finishes)
  • Choice of vertical circulation via lifts, stairs or travelators
  • General provision WCs, suitable for use by people with ambulant disabilities
  • Accessible WCs
  • Assistance Dogs are allowed in all public areas of the shopping centre including the public toilets
  • ‘Changing Place’ to enable people with profound disabilities integrate into the community
  • Flexible and adaptable accessible student accommodation for a wider demographic that offers both social and commercial benefits
  • Trained staff and aligned disability management considerations.