Durham Street, Hartlepool Headland.
Taken possibly in the early 1970s, the image shows advertising hoardings and behind them the coal staithes in the docks. The footbridge which was used by many on their way to work in the shipbuilding and engineering trades was demolished some years ago.' Have you earned your CDM today' is a memorable advert for Cadbury's chocolate.
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Taken looking towards where the road forks forming Durham Street and Northgate with a selection of hoardings in front of the coal staithes. Although the train and hoardings are no longer there, cranes in the dockland area are still seen today. Many will remember the 'happiness is egg shaped' slogan on the advert behind the lamp post. Possibly early 1970s ?
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E. Billsborrow. The grocer was a provision merchant and ship supplier in Durham Street. The photograph is actually on a postcard sent ' from Mrs Billsborrow at Hartlepool to Mrs Jaques of Prissick Street Hartlepool 'More detail »
Fisher Row Cottages in Brougham Street (now Durham Street) Old Hartlepool.
The new Primitive Methodist Chapel is on the right. The foundation stone was laid for the chapel in spring 1851 on a plot of ground opposite to Roman Catholic St Mary's Church. Brougham Street changed to Durham Street in 1980s.
None of these buildings stand today.More detail »