Getting Here


The Word
45 Market Place
South Shields
NE33 1JF

0191 427 1818

Get Here by Car


The Word Car Park has free parking for up to 3 hours (please make sure to get a ticket).

The car park has 40 spaces, including 7 disabled spaces.

There is also ample parking available at The Customs House and Asda. Both car parks are within 5 minutes walking distance.

Get here by Bike

Bike racks

There are covered bike racks next to The Word Car Park.

Get Here by Public Transport


Services from Sunderland, Cleadon, Whitburn, Jarrow, Gateshead and Newcastle all terminate close to the Market Place. The Word is visible from Market Place.


Closest Metro is South Shields. Leave the Metro Station and turn left onto King Street. Head towards Market Place.


From South Shields Ferry Landing head towards South Shields Town Centre. The Word is visible from the Ferry Landing.