Fancy a trip to Fowler Street's past? Take a look through our 25 reminders of shops, pubs, butchers and more

Butchers, shoemakers, travel agents and tailors – they have all graced Fowler Street over the years.

Sunday, 16th February 2020, 11:04 am
Thompson's Television store pictured in 1974.
Thompson's Television store pictured in 1974.

It’s a busy street with plenty of South Shields history.

But how many of these 25 Fowler Street scenes bring back memories? Which was your favourite shop over the decades?

Take a browse through our selection and then tell us more.

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Racks pool hall pictured 11 years ago.
A 1968 scene showing Steinmayer Rentals.
Staff in Dicksons butchers shop in 1976.
Here's Dicksons butchers three years ago.
Gowans store is pictured here in 1984. Were you a customer and what do you remember of your 1980s visits?
Inside Gowans in 1977.
Footwear favourites Riddicks are pictured in 2014.
Back to 1981 for this view of Fowler Street.
Green's the newsagents in June 1982. Does this bring back memories?
Recognise the shops in this 1971 scene?
GK Lee's in 1977. Does this scene bring back happy memories?
A scene of flooding in 1982.
Fowler Street 11 years ago.
Queuing for a bus in the rain in 1976.
Beautiful Homes in 2007.
Fowler Street in 1987. How much has it changed?
The office of Graham and Warren's travel agency in Fowler Street. Remember this from 1966?
Skyclad Aromatics in 2004.
The Wheatsheaf public house in 1972 with scaffolding work in the picture. Remember this?
The former Dawson and Sanderson travel agents building in 2017.
A view of Hadrian Building Society's new offices in Fowler Street. This picture takes us back almost 50 years.
This Fowler Street hairdressing salon got our photographer's attention in 1958. Can anyone tell us the name of it?
The sales were on at the North East Bed Centre in 2007.
Gatoff Tailors is the shop in the picture. Who can tell us more about it?
Which are the shops you have loved the most in Fowler Street? Tell us more by emailing [email protected]