Back to 1968 for this view of New Green Street.
Back to 1968 for this view of New Green Street.

11 retro Christmas shopping scenes from across South Tyneside

Christmas is fast approaching and that means a surge of shoppers to get those all-important presents.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 4:46 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th November 2019, 4:50 pm

But what was retail therapy like on South Tyneside in days gone by?

Here are 11 scenes of festive shopping scenes from over the decades.

Take a look – and why not go a step further and tell us all about your own favourite shops and stores from the past.

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