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Centre Square

Centre Square is Middlesbrough’s premier outdoor events space, and plays host to some of the town's most popular events, including the Christmas Lights Switch On, Middlesbrough Mela, and Town Meal.

Surrounding Central Library and mima, Centre Square covers an area of 19,000 square metres and includes a 120-jet water feature, steel walkways and large areas of lawn. It was designed by Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects, along with landscape architects West 8.

Event application

You can book Centre Square for your event. Complete the online event application form, or return a completed application form to

Before you apply, please familiarise yourself with the booking information and Centre Square plan. All event organisers must also agree to comply with the terms and conditions.

You can use the useful contacts list to find the details of people you may need to contact about aspects of your event.

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