15 scenes from South Shields Market Place over the years - how many do you recognise?

It has seen a number of changes through the decades as shops, cafes and pubs have come and gone.

Saturday, 16th November 2019, 4:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 9:34 am
South Shields Old Town Hall in the Market Place, pictured five years ago.
South Shields Old Town Hall in the Market Place, pictured five years ago.

We are talking about the Market Place in South Shields and we have found 15 pictures of it to hopefully bring back lots of memories,

So take a look through and share your recollections of these scenes.

A rain day in January 1992 - and it is market day in South Shields.

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The Mermaids Tale pictured in 1961. Does this bring back memories?
The owner of the Knit N Purl shop Susan Harris, pictured in 2008.
Coffea Caban owner Louise Murray with regular customers Adele Holroid, Bill and Margaret Fox in 2013.
The travel agents Common Brothers Ltd are pictured in this wintry scene from 1970.
Retiring model shop owner of Coats Model Shop pictured in 2006.
A spinning class at Brambles gym 14 years ago.
A much older view of the Market Place from our archives.
A 2004 look at Franchis in the Market Place.
Who remembers the flashmob from 2015 which brought dancing to the Market Place and King Street?
Were you in the crowd for this 2004 funday at the Market Place?
Looking for the perfect buy in 2011.
The Re-Vamp fashion show is pictured here in 2009. Does this bring back memories?
Works start on The Word 365 development at South Shields Market Place in 2015.
Which shops, stalls and pubs have you loved in the Market Place through the decades? Email [email protected] and share the memories.