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Goldsmiths elevates its presence in the North East with an expansion, refurbishment and dedicated watch only showroom

Goldsmiths, one of the UK’s leading luxury watch and jewellery retailers and part of the Watches of Switzerland Group, has extensively refurbished and expanded the existing Metrocentre showroom, and created a new watch only showroom on Blackett street.

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The Goldsmiths Metrocentre showroom is situated within Gateshead’s Metrocentre, the North East’s ultimate shopping destination, with a mix of big-name international brands alongside high street favourites it has something for everyone. Goldsmiths Metrocentre is located in the lower Green Mall and features a wraparound frontage with two entrances, one directly into a large Rolex room and the other leads into the main showroom.

The dedicated Rolex room reflects the timeless and iconic Rolex style, with VIP client service areas and a central watch service bar to enable the highly trained Rolex hosts to guide clients through the watchmaking excellence and beauty of each timepiece.

In the main showroom, clients are introduced to the best selection of timepieces in our dedicated brand areas for TAG Heuer, Breitling, TUDOR and Hublot, specifically designed to reflect the unique heritage and innovation of each brand. Adjacent to the branded areas and interspersed between a client lounge, there are additional watch brand offerings from Tissot; with the introduction of two new brands to the showroom Grand Seiko and Doxa.

The new Metrocentre showroom also offers the latest luxury designer furniture to house Gucci watches and jewellery, the prestigious Italian Fashion house brings its distinctive flair, which is nestled nicely between the prestigious watch brands and high-end jewellery. The introduction of jewellery brands Marco Bicego and Kiki Mcdonough to the Goldsmiths Metrocentre showroom is also an exciting enhancement to our branded jewellery offering, ideally timed for those keen to find the perfect gift ahead of Christmas.

The Metrocentre showroom is also home to exquisite jewellery from Goldsmiths own diamond collections, each piece is designed to suit many styles and tastes, so you are sure to find the piece perfect for you. A large back wall dedicated to branded jewellery from FOPE, Messika and Mappin & Webb spans the back of the showroom.

Furthermore, the showroom offers a dedicated service lounge, ensuring that clients can have their timepieces expertly serviced and maintained by skilled technicians. With a commitment to exceptional client service, Goldsmiths Metrocentre aims to provide a seamless and enjoyable experience for all visitors.

In addition, Newcastle benefits from a new showroom, located just a few doors door away from the prestigious Northern Goldsmiths showroom on Blackett Street. The new showroom is solely, dedicated to luxury watches and is led by the largest OMEGA branded area within the showroom portfolio, as well as TUDOR, Zenith and Girard-Perregaux branded areas, each with a dedicated window display to host the finest selection of Swiss timepieces, locals are spoilt for choice.

"We are delighted with the expansion of our Goldsmiths Metro showroom and the new dedicated watch only showroom on Blackett Street. Following the success of the recent Goldsmiths Liverpool opening, the teams have worked tirelessly to bring a new heightened level of luxury to our Newcastle clients. The Metro showroom showcases a huge new Rolex room and branded watch areas for TAG Heuer, Breitling, TUDOR and Hublot, the finest from our Swiss watchmaking brand partners, plus the introduction of Tissot and Doxa. We are also delighted to enhance our branded jewellery offering with the introduction of Marco Bicego and Kiki Mcdonough to the Goldsmiths Metro showroom which compliments the dedicated brand area for FOPE, Messika and our very own Mappin & Webb. We pride ourselves on the brand partnerships, product offering and the luxury retail environments we deliver, and that our showroom hosts who are well-trained experts can deliver the best experience for our clients. Newcastle has always been a key city for our business, rooted in our history we are delighted to bring these two new showrooms to the local area and for clients to enjoy them for years to come."

Craig Bolton, President of the Watches of Switzerland Group, UK, and Europe