Toy Factory

Open Today

09:00 - 20:00

This Christmas, you're invited to enter the Toy Factory at Teesside!

We'll be opening the doors to our very own Christmas toy factory until 22nd December. Find it between New Look and Superdrug. 

Experience the magic and become Santa's little helper for the day every day from 11am to 3pm.

There'll be free festive fun for all ages – designing, making, building and testing top toys in the fully interactive factory.

Little helpers will stamp in and out at the entry station before putting on their uniforms to begin work on the factory shelves, toy sorting bins and present sorting wall.

From the 24th November to 22nd December, toy factory visitors will be treated to special workshop activities twice each week from 11am to 4pm:

Saturday 24th November  
Christmas Cuddly Station

Thursday 29th November  
Anyone for hot chocolate?

Saturday 1st December    
Speed Racers

Thursday 6th December    
Factory Fun Zone

Saturday 8th December    
Toy Testing

Thursday 13th December  
Reindeer Refuelling Station

Saturday 15th December  
Reindeers Rock!

Thursday 20th December   
Elf Yourself

Saturday 22nd December
Polar Party!

General opening times


Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Opening times

Teesside Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.


Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Teesside Shopping
Management Suite, Goodwood Square
TS17 7BW
01642 679 447
  • Car

    For specific directions, please use your route finder or sat nav with the Teesside Shopping postcode TS17 7BW.

  • Train

    Thornaby Station is located 25 minutes walk to the west of Teesside Shopping. Train timetables can be found here

  • Bus

    The Arriva North East S2 service runs from Middlesbrough Bus Station to Teesside every 30 minutes on Saturdays.

    Stagecarriage has an express X8 bus service between Stockton High St North and Middlesbrough Bus Station which will stop at Teesside from Monday to Saturday.

    The closest bus station to Teesside outwith this service is Thornaby Middlesbrough Road Footbridge which is a 13 minute walk. For full route information and timetables please click here.


The main cash points are located at Marks & Spencer and Asda Living.

Bike racks are provided to keep cycles secure while you shop. Teesside is easily accessible from local paths making it a cyclist friendly destination. 

There are over 1,552 free parking spaces at Teesside. The car park was recently awarded the Park Mark Award. This is an award given by the Police to car parks achieving the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, which is designed to reduce crime in car parks.

ChargeBox is now available at Teesside. Charge the battery of your mobile device safely and for FREE. The facility is located in the management suite.

You can find both a kiddie ride and a photo booth in the Information Centre next to Costa Coffee.

The toilets and baby changing facilities are situated in the management suite located next to Thomas Cook and Sports Direct.


Currently there is no Shopmobility scheme. However, Teesside does provide a free wheelchair loan facility. Please contact the Management Centre or any store for details.

We offer a free BT Wifi service to all customers so you can surf while you shop.

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