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Shops, streets and Wearmouth Bridge under lights.
Shops, streets and Wearmouth Bridge under lights.

12 stunning old photos of Sunderland lit up at night - from shipyards to West Park College

Dramatic Wearside is seen at its finest in these evening scenes from the past.

Tuesday, 19th April 2022, 12:37 pm

From North Bridge Street to Stockton Road, illuminated Sunderland gets our attention thanks to a collection of photos which were shared with us by Bill Hawkins of Sunderland Antiquarian Society.

We also have Ewesley Road Methodist Church under floodlights in 1950, Maynards and other town centre shops in 1961, and a ship under construction in 1965.

There’s much more and you can take a look at our illuminating feature by reading on.

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