10 South Tyneside buildings which were demolished - but should they have been?

Scientists are recommending that demolition of buildings should be avoided – but how many of these structures should still be on the South Tyneside skyline?

Monday, 12th July 2021, 2:32 pm
How many of these South Tyneside buildings should still be in the borough?
How many of these South Tyneside buildings should still be in the borough?

New reports suggest that renovation of older buildings ought to be considered instead of pulling down structures, for reasons including the climate impact.

But we want to know which of these buildings you would still like to see in the borough if we could turn back the clock.

Would it be the Hebburn swimming pool, General Havelock pub or the old Jarrow School? All these are included in our demolition round-up.

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Demolition works start at Hebburn Swimming pool and Hebburn Civic Centre. Does this bring back memories of 2016?
The demolition of the former Springfield Comprehensive School in Jarrow in 2010?
Demolition of the former Brinkburn School, in McAnnany Avenue, South Shields in 2018. Did you go there?
Demolition of Temple Park pool in 2019.
The General Havelock pub. Did you love a trip there?
A memory of the Chillingham Arms at Low Simonside 16 years ago.
Demolition work in progress at West Park Community Centre in 2003. Did you love to use the building in its heyday?
The demolition of the former Jarrow School in 2010.
Final demolition stages at Wouldhave House 8 years ago. Remember this?
Which of these buildings would you have liked to see stay? Tell us more by emailing [email protected]