New MetroLand

New MetroLand
New MetroLand 2006 02.jpg
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
Status Defunct
Operated February 1988 to 20 April 2008
The park a week after closure

New MetroLand was an indoor amusement park located within the MetroCentre shopping centre in Gateshead, UK.


MetroLand opened in February 1988.[1] In 1996, the park was relaunched as New MetroLand.

During its later years, the attraction was operated by Arlington Leisure. It was closed on 20 April 2008 and removed to make way for a cinema and bowling alley.[2]

Past roller coaster

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
New Roller Coaster Zierer Family February 1988 April 20, 2008 Big Sheep

Past attractions

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Disco Dodgems I.E. Park Dodgems 1995 or earlier April 20, 2008 Unknown
Jungle Jeeps Modern Products Track Ride 1990 April 20, 2008 Unknown
Swashbuckling Ship Zamperla Pirate Ship February 1988 April 20, 2008 Relocated to Southport Pleasureland
Terrific Train Severn Lamb Miniature Railway 1991 April 20, 2008 Scrapped
Whirling Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 1998 April 20, 2008 Scrapped
Wonderful Waveswinger Zierer Waveswinger February 1988 April 20, 2008 Relocated to Clacton Pier


External links