Take a trip down memory lane to South Shields' shops of yesteryear

We thought you would like to take a look at a bit of retail therapy from the past this week.

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 12:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 24th May 2018, 12:21 pm
King Street in South Shields in February 1984.
King Street in South Shields in February 1984.

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Famous names like Woolworth’s, BHS, Mothercare, Comet, Dixons and Blockbuster have vanished due to the rapidly changing retail landscape.

How many of the street scenes here do you recognise?