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Demolition of Ward Street and Swainson Street

What we know about this image :

Taken in 1967 by Robert Wood, the image shows the Grand Hotel on the right and in front on the far right is the back of Binns store. Ward Street was parallel to Binns and one side of the road shared a back street with the store. The Austin van in the centre is parked in Swainson Street although the buildings have been cleared to make way for the shopping centre. The cenotaph can also be seen on the picture.

Date (of image) : 1967

Donor : Robert Wood Collection

Creator : Robert Wood

Part of the "Hartlepool Museum Service" collection


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