Meet the Alpkit Gateshead team! It's been a busy and somewhat tiringlast few weeks for the team working to open our 4th store. There's certainly been plentyto do to get the space ready for opening but, boy havetheypulled out the stops. So that's it, we are now live in Gateshead.
Just a nip off the A1 it's the perfect, super convenient location to pop in and say hi, whether living in the local area or as you're passing through onto adventures north, or south.
Step through that little unassumingdoor and you are going tobe greeted with the same old Alpkit welcome to make you feel at home, swept up into the passion, friendly support to help get people going nice places and doing good things. Our stores are more than just your standard outdoorshop, whether comingin and check out the range ofkit, repairs to your battered gear, orlooking for advice onthe plethora of outdoor activities available around the stunningNorth East and Scottish borders.
Yes wehave our full range acrosstents, wetsuits and technical clothing, cookware, bouldering pads and headtorches. Oh and of course the Sonder bikes; you'll be able to hire from any of the range to give them a propertry out.But over the next week we'll be making sureourrepair station andbike workshop are up and running as well.We will alsobe looking to put togetherplenty of regular runs, rides and social activity that's been so popular at our other stores. So keep a regular check with the team instore, or if you're planning a trip to the area then aneye on the store page andsocialmedia for any announcements.
It's been a really positive, great first day, just cementing theexcitement of having a live presence up in the north-east of England. So abit of a soft launch this opening weekend, but we'll be planning a bit of a celebratory weekend soon, so we'll let you know.
If you're in the area, call in to say hi.