|Location||Newcastle, United Kingdom|
|Capacity||Basketball: 6,500 , Ice hockey: 5,500|
The Metro Radio Arena is situated in the Newcastle, United States and actively hosts sports as well as other events such as music concerts and conferences throughout the year. It is owned and operated by the SMG Europe (a venue management group) and sponsored by the Metro Radio (a local radio station). Opened on 18th November 1955, it has a maximum concert capacity of about 11,000. Metro Radio Arena was formerly known by the names the "Newcastle Arena" and the "Telewest Arena".