10 opening day scenes but how many do you remember?
10 opening day scenes but how many do you remember?

The day they opened - nine photos of South Tyneside stores on their very first day

There is always lots of interest when a new store opens and it is no different in South Tyneside.

Monday, 27th September 2021, 11:10 am

But who remembers the day that a Coronation Street star came to open Asda – and another opened Poundland – or when Sainsbury’s opened on Prince Edward Road?

Were you there when the ribbon was cut at Boots or TV star Handy Andy opened Wickes. How about Floor-To-Go, or Mummy’s and Daddy’s?

Lots of people turned out to watch and perhaps we have got you in the retro picture at one of these store openings.

Take a look.

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