Was it really nearly 70 years ago? Yes it was and here's a reminder of a bygone South Tyneside era.
Was it really nearly 70 years ago? Yes it was and here's a reminder of a bygone South Tyneside era.

What life was like in South Tyneside 60 years ago - pictures of Marsden Grotto, South Shields fair and the Horsley Hill Hotel in the 1950s and 1960s

Another selection of poignant photos of South Tyneside’s past can be shared with Gazette followers.

Wednesday, 29th December 2021, 2:47 pm

Now we can share more of his photos with you, including fairground attractions as well as local sights which were captured on film during his visit to the area 62 years ago.

They show Marsden Grotto, the Horsley Hill Hotel, and the town hall.

Peter, who now lives in Bedfordshire, gets our thanks for another fantastic selection of photos. Take a look and see if they bring back memories for you too.

They show Marsden Grotto, the Horsley Hill Hotel, and the town hall.

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