These Little Mix fans turned out in King Street in force in 2011. There were queues for tickets for Little Mix which were being advertised in the Gazette. Remember this? Photo: IAIN BROWNThese Little Mix fans turned out in King Street in force in 2011. There were queues for tickets for Little Mix which were being advertised in the Gazette. Remember this? Photo: IAIN BROWN
These Little Mix fans turned out in King Street in force in 2011. There were queues for tickets for Little Mix which were being advertised in the Gazette. Remember this? Photo: IAIN BROWN

31 nostalgic photos of King Street, South Shields through the years

A look back at King Street in South Shields in 31 photos.

King Street in South Shields was once a buzzing place to go with so many shops on offer.

In recent years the thriving high street has declined due to the rising rent costs and online shopping.

The high street has seen many major high street and independent brands over the years, but which was your favourite shop to visit and why?

Let's take a trip down memory lane and see of the most loved shops and events that have took place in King Street over the years.

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The high street has seen many major high street and independent brands over the years, but which was your favourite shop to visit and why?