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St Joseph's School 1955

What we know about this image :

The view is the site of St Joseph's School just as it is to be built. Workwear Supplies is on the corner of Musgrave Street and Scarborough Street. On the other side of Musgrave Street, the bomb damaged first St Joseph's School can be seen and the large building behind is the Co-op Whitby Street premises.

The photo was from a photographic record of the Central Area of West Hartlepool prepared in 1955/6 at the request of the Town Planning and Redevelopment Committee 'in the hope that it will be of interest to future generations of West Hartlepool'  

The record focuses on areas which were within the next ten years to be completely redeveloped following The Max Lock Plan. It was compiled by WL Taylor and photographs developed by Thomas Clarkson Chemist of Tower Street.

Date (of image) : 15/6/1955

Donor : Hartlepool Library Service

Creator : West Hartlepool Council

Part of the "Library" collection


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