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The Riverwalk

1 Framwelgate Bridge, Durham DH1 4SJ, England
+44 191 386 9363
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The Gates Car Park

Poorest town/city centre parking experience for a long time. Building works around entrance and... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
David R
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
This is not worth visiting at the moment.

The whole of Durham City centre is currently being transformed into a university campus at the... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2017
FRANK N
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DURHAM
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Mar 26, 2018
“The Gates Car Park”
Mar 10, 2017
“This is not worth visiting at the moment.”
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1 Framwelgate Bridge, Durham DH1 4SJ, England
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+44 191 386 9363
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Poorest town/city centre parking experience for a long time. Building works around entrance and exit, lifts and pay machine on lower level not working, very poorly lit lower exit route, tight parking bays. If you have to use it do what locals do and park...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

The whole of Durham City centre is currently being transformed into a university campus at the moment and looks like a bomb site. The construction is likely to take at least 2 years, so don't bother coming to Durham if you want shops, there are...More

4  Thank FRANK N
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

Soon to be called The Riverwalk, this shopping centre is under renovation and most of it is closed. The huge car park building is a bit of an eyesore and the whole complex looks like a maze, but hopefully this will all improve when it...More

Thank Liam B
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Brill for shopping everyone helpful in the shops,assistant and people in general brill ,good day out plenty to do around and about enjoyed my day and had a good birthday,food places good to what more do you want great place

Thank jane t
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Having been in Durham for several hours we were making our way back to the railway station and realised that if we cut through this Shopping Centre we could shorten our jouirney. Well we did, but not by much. What we saw as we made...More

Thank Brucestewart
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Not the best shopping centre out there but good for a look about if you are in the area. Not very many shops but fizzylicious is a great shop!! Love the smell and everything in it.

Thank rejectangiiexo
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Have to agree with many of the posters. It is tired and shabby. Even the car park was built at a time when cars were much smaller. I understand there are now plans for a well earned revamp. There is one shining light in the...More

2  Thank Peter C
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Reviewed March 27, 2016

Visited as we were visiting Durham for the day but was disappointed that there were so many empty shops and others closing down. A bit of a shame really as we prefer the smaller shopping centres.

Thank 2014Jandy
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Reviewed March 20, 2016

Durham has a reputation as a university city, having visited a few I can honestly say this is one of the dreariest I have been to. Tired, run down, few specialist / individual shops to commend it to visitors. Got the cathedral and other visitor...More

Thank jockjemfern
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Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Is ok. Shops are starting to close as it's about to be redeveloped into a new multiplex cinema. Better range of shops around the market place

Thank durham05
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