A popular North East shopping park has confirmed its opening times for the Easter weekend - so be sure to check before you head out with friends and family this bank holiday. 

Over Easter (Friday, April 7 to Monday, April 10), Teesside Park will have holiday opening hours in place. 

Teesside Park is home to more than 60 retailers and restaurants, including M&S, Next, JD Sports, Hotel Chocolat, Five Guys, Nando’s and Hollywood Bowl, in addition to more than 1,500 free parking spaces - making it one of the region's prime Bank Holiday shopping locations.

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From Friday 7 to Monday 20, the centre's shopping hours will be: 

  • Good Friday (April 7) - 9 am to 6 pm
  • Easter Saturday (April 8) - 9 am to 7 pm
  • Easter Sunday (April 9) - Closed 
  • Easter Monday (April 10) - 9 am to 6 pm

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Teesside Park is usually open from 9.00 am – 8.00 pm Monday to Friday, 9.00 am – 7.00 pm Saturday and 11.00 am – 5.00 pm on Sunday. These opening hours will return on Tuesday (April 10).

A spokesperson for Teesside Park advised customers to "always recommends checking with individual retailers for their specific opening times before setting off to avoid disappointment."

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The most up-to-date Easter opening times can be found on their website.

Along with its retailers and restaurants, the centre has also announced a range of family fun for the Easter school holidays.

Arriva bringing its Easter craft bus to the centre on Thursday 6th April, where families will be able to make badges and decorate eggs, while Pets at Home will be running workshops to learn more about small animals. Those in attendance will also have the chance to meet some potential pets.