The glory days of shipbuilding in Pallion
The glory days of shipbuilding in Pallion

10 retro pics from Pallion Shipyard in its heyday after plans submitted for film studios

This week’s news that plans have been submitted to breathe new life into Pallion Shipyard have been met with a wave of support from readers.

As proposals to turn the area into film studios take shape, we’ve had a rifle through our archive to bring you some classic shots of the shipyard, which is the city’s last remaining, in its heyday when mighty ships were launched onto the Wear.

You can read about the proposals for the site here.

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