Computer Orbit, Gateshead

3 Reviews
Computer Orbit
400-408 Old Durham Rd
NE9 5DQ Gateshead
Tyne and Wear England
0191 420 7700
0191 420 7711

Official Data

Official Name
Reg. office address
400-408 OLD DURHAM ROAD, NE9 5DQ, GATESHEAD, Tyne and Wear England
Company Number
Previous Names
SIC Code
47410 - Retail sale of computers, peripheral units and software in specialised stores
Date of Incorporation
09 Jan 1981
Company Type
Private Limited Company


Established in 1996, COMPUTER Orbit is one of the largest independent computer retailers in the North East. We supply hardware, support and excellent customer service to thousands of local residents, businesses and local authorities. We offer thousands of products and have built long term and close working relationships with hundreds of suppliers, distributors and the biggest brands in the industry, enabling us to stock the right product at the right price, complimented by an unrivalled level of customer service. Our success has been built upon customer satisfaction, loyalty and recommendations over many years. Our simple mentality of 'treat others how you would like to be treated' ensures you are dealt with efficiently and with great care and attention.
Expanding into serving businesses and educational bodies as well as home users, we cater for every type of user. Understanding that each customer is unique, we tailor our products and services to suit your individual requirements. In line with this, you can choose from the following offerings: IN STORE: Drop by our store in Gateshead, see the products before you buy them and benefit from competitive pricing and expert advice. Our helpful and knowledgeable staff will listen closely to your needs and deliver the most appropriate solution within your specified budget and timescale.
You can also browse our website and reserve and collect your order at your convenience. ONLINE: From a click of a button effortlessly browse through thousands of readily stocked products and get them at unbelievable prices with speedy delivery straight to your door. With clearly defined categories and regularly updated images and descriptions it's never been easier to buy online.

Computer Systems, Computer Accessories, Computer Components, Laptops, Virus Removal, Computer Sales, Laptop Repair, Computer Software Sales, Computer Peripherals, Hard Drive, Motherboards, Hardware Installation, Ipad Repairs, Tablet Repairs, Refurbished Laptops, Graphics Cards, Laptop Batteries, Wireless Router, Computer Health Check, Usb Cable, Dvd Drive, Network Cards, Phone Repairs, Network Cable, Printing Supplies, Processors, Router, Iphone Repair, Audio Cables, Power Cables, Video Cables, Refurbished Pcs, Memory Card Readers, Cd Drives, Wireless Card, Computer Cooling Products, Cable Wireless Routers, Sata Cables, Cound Cards, Computer Base Units, Systembuild, Firewire Cable
Computer Store, Local business
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Andrew Loake

, 01 March 2016

would of gave this company zero stars if allowed. Their "price match" policy is that they will price match any major online retailer. so i approached them for the Intel i-5 6500 skylake found it £11.50 cheaper. all they kept saying was we would have to add more onto that because we give you it same day you have to wait with free delivery, Their price match policy is a load of BS. They would of had over £500 worth of business out of me for a new system build but ended up hanging up on them. Would of preferred to buy from a local company and keep the money in the north east but their attitude stinks

Fred West

Terrible Service

, more than 6 months ago

I bought a motherboard from these people in January and it lasted a month. It blew up and they say its a power surge. I live in a caravan and i get my power from solar powered charger so how can be. they were rude, aggressive and would not help. at one point they said to go away or they would bugger me with a stick?. Czarjunkie.


Poor customer service & returns

, more than 6 months ago

Tried to return a defective 250Gb hard drive well within warranty period (5 months and 15 days), they didn't have any in stock which is fair enough, but the manager then claimed the item had lost value during the time I had it (!!!) They have offered to replace the item with a bigger capacity 500GB drive if I agreed to pay an extra �£26.. the thing is I already paid �£38.99 for the 250Gb drive, so the total cost to me would be �£64.99.. they sell the 500gb hard drive for �£56.97 so they are blately tying to make proffit from my misfortune, and in my opinion that's not right. Shame on you Computer Orbit, my opinion nose dived because of the rubbish your "manager" spouted, I have sales records, service order and each and every telephone call was recorded (all calls on my phone are recorded automatically) - there is no denying it (I can sharp collate these all together in a youtube video if need be) If you only did the right thing, offered me the replacement for the TRUE difference (�£17.98) I would have accepted and you wouldn't be faced with bad publicity.. but the "manager" for me turned this into a matter of principal, firstly for trying to worm out of his.your responsibility and secondly for trying to proffit from my misfortune.

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