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Avenue Road 1960

What we know about this image :

World Refugee Parade in April 1960 which was led by Hartlepool Scooter Club. On the right is Robinson's garage which was on the corner of Avenue Road and South Road. The King John's Tavern is approximately on the site today. On the left of the photo behind the crowd is Victory Square. This part of Avenue Road was demolished to make.  way for Middleton Grange shopping centre. Beyond Avenue Road was Thornton Street and the large buildings in the background are probably  in  Villiers  Street and Park Road.

According to Hartlepool Mail, the parade was organised by Evelyn Harrison of Hartlepool Lonely Hearts Club.

Date (of image) : 1960

Donor : Hartlepool museum service

Creator : NDM


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