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York Road then

What we know about this image :

York Road, Hartlepool, taken from the junction of Thornton Street looking South. The Northerns Cinema, then Gales Garage can be seen on the corner of Villiers Street. Beyond that is Regents Buildings. On the right, St George's Church can just be seen.

The photo was from a photographic record of the Central Area of West Hartlepool prepared in 1955/6 at the request of the Town Planning and Redevelopment Committee 'in the hope that it will be of interest to future generations of West Hartlepool'  

The record focuses on areas which were within the next ten years to be completely redeveloped following The Max Lock Plan. It was compiled by WL Taylor and photographs developed by Thomas Clarkson Chemist of Tower Street.

Date (of image) : 0/2/1956

Donor : Harry Taylor

Creator : West Hartlepool Council

Part of the "Library collection" collection


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