For those looking to get a last-minute gift, or head to the sales after Christmas, one of the North East's premier shopping locations has revealed its Christmas opening hours. 

Teesside Park, in Stockton, has confirmed its opening times over the festive period. 

The centre will be open from 9am to 9pm in the week leading up to Christmas (Monday, December 18 to Friday December 22), 9am to 7pm on Saturday, December 23 and from 10.30am – 4.30pm on Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24).  

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Opening days and times will vary by store, especially on Bank Holidays, so it’s always recommended that visitors check with individual retailers before setting off to avoid disappointment. 

Teesside Park’s full opening times throughout the Christmas week are:  

·        Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve): 10.30am – 4.30pm  

·        Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day): Closed 

·        Tuesday, December 26 (Boxing Day): 9am – 6pm  

·        Wednesday, December 27: 9am – 8pm 

·        Thursday, December 28: 9am – 8pm  

·        Friday, December 29: 9am – 8pm  

·        Saturday, December 30: 9am – 7pm  

·        Sunday, December 31 (New Years Eve): 10.30am – 4.30pm  

·        Monday, January 1 (New Years Day): 9am – 6pm  

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Catherine Furlong, centre director at Teesside Park wanted to ensure people had "plenty of time" for gift-buying. 

She said: “We know that Christmas can be a really busy time of year for everyone, so we want to give our visitors plenty of time to get everything they need whilst getting into the festive spirit.  

“We’re open right up until Christmas Eve, and we’re open again from Boxing Day for people looking for a reason to head out in the days leading up to New Year’s Eve.”