Tyne and Wear HER(16821): Newcastle, Arena Way, Metro Radio Arena - Details
Newcastle, Arena Way, Metro Radio Arena
Music Speech and Dance Venue
Opened in 1995, the brainchild of Chas Chandler, the Animals bass player. Cost £10 million. Has a maximum capacity of 11,000. As well as music concerts, the arena hosts boxing, wrestling, basketball (Newcastle Eagles) and ice hockey (Northern Stars and other clubs).
2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 24