Easington Road, the A1086. A main road into and out of Hartlepool through the collieries.
B.I.S.F.houses in Easington Road built in 1946 close to St Thomas More church which would later to be built to the right. More B.I.S.F. homes can be seen in Howbeck Lane behind these.
B.I.S.F. meaning British Iron and Steel Federation and the homes were emergency factory made homes put up all over the country after WW2. The majority still exist, although many much renovated and are noted for their strength.More detail »
Looking northwest from the south side of Powlett Road looking at the roundabout which opened in October 1948. Easington Road is on the left and the BISF (steel or 'tin' houses as they were known when they were quickly constructed after World War 2) can be seen.
Winterbottom Avenue is the road off to the right on the roundabout and at the time was still called Raby Road until 1967. The former line of Howbeck Lane is a path in the centre.More detail »