Royal Quays shown within Tyne and Wear
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Royal Quays is an area of North Shields, North Tyneside, England. It is on the site of former docks and contains the pre-existing North Shields International Ferry Terminal. Since 1990 the area was re-branded Royal Quays and redeveloped with housing, a shopping centre, a water park known as Wet n Wild, and other retail outlets.
The area is centred on the former Albert Edward Dock which is now the Royal Quays marina.
The inside of the main shopping area has been used on at least two occasions by the BBC to film scenes for children's programs.
As of January 2014, stores include:
- Body Shop
- Cafe Thornton
- Carphone Warehouse
- Costa Coffee
- Marks and Spencer
- Nike Factory Store