Fairgrounds and other seaside entertainments at Seaton Carew.
Taken in 1962 snuggled against the Southolme Guest House is Nobles Amusements. Senior Service and Walls Ice Cream are advertised on the wall. Beside the door a sign reads that Ladies and Gents Toilets are within.More detail »
Probably taken in the late 1970s the Southolme is now called a hotel instead of a guest house. The amusements are now known as Las Vegas and boast the latest British and American Amusements.More detail »
Local children earned pocket money by manning the stalls of the fairground on weekends and during school holidays. By the 1980s the little fairgrounds were going out of fashion as other forms of entertainment took their place. Eventually the fairground closed and the equipment was dismantled.More detail »
The Mountain Glide ride. One of the rides at the amusement park on Seaton Carew beach. One of the signs states 'All should have a ride on the Mountain Glide. Patronized by Royalty' I wonder how many Royals actually used it?
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Taken in 1980 probably from the top of the South Shelter the view is over the putting green and roofs of the beach huts to the Rocket House. Because of vandalism most of the beach huts were removed. It was hoped that the row of six huts facing south could be left but these were also vanadalised (set alight) and had to be removed.More detail »