about us

On December 16th 2011 the Doc Black Ink studio was established in the Metrocentre, Gateshead. This is the first and only tattoo & piercing studio in the Metrocentre, and we are proud to offer you the very best in body modification.

We have on board a team of talented artists from across the region, and highly skilled and experienced piercers. Award winning 5* Hygiene rated state of the art studio is filled with the newest tools and equipment available in the industry.

We aim to provide you with the ultimate modern studio experience.



Request a quote for any work. You can upload images and select a preferred artist.

find us


66-68 Garden Walk, Metrocentre, Gateshead, NE11 9YZ

opening hours

Monday: 09:00am – 09:00pm
Tuesday: 09:00am – 09:00pm
Wednesday: 09:00am – 09:00pm
Thursday: 09:00am – 09:00pm
Friday: 09:00am – 09:00pm
Saturday: 09:00am – 07:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 05:00pm