How many of these 1960s Sunderland shops do you remember? Take a look at this selection

They may be 60 years in the past but these Sunderland scenes will still bring back fond memories for many people.

Thursday, 14th May 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 15th May 2020, 9:56 am
Pat Phoenix, who played Elsie Tanner in Coronation Street, is pictured opening March Tailors in Crowtree Road in 1962. Remember this?
Pat Phoenix, who played Elsie Tanner in Coronation Street, is pictured opening March Tailors in Crowtree Road in 1962. Remember this?

How many of these shopping arcades, stores and malls do you remember?

We have nine photos for you to peruse and they all show shops from the first half of the 1960s.

Take a look and see how many you remember. And then get in touch to share your own memories of shopping in decades gone by.

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Fawcett Street's corner with Athenaeum Street in May 1962. Was it a favourite shopping area of yours?
Northern Goldsmiths, Woodhouse, and Martins Bank in this view from 1963. Remember when Fawcett Street looked like this?
Does this 57-year-old photo bring back memories of shopping in October 1963?
A 1961 view of the Sea Road shops and the Marina cinema.
Back to May 1961 for this view of Blandford Street. How many of these shops do you remember?
Palmers Arcade was damaged in an air raid in 1943 but it was still standing in November 1960. Which was your favourite shop?
The famous view of the Binns spiral staircase. Here it is in January 1963.
The outside of Binns pictured 58 years ago. Did you love to shop at Binns?
What do you remember of shopping in Sunderland in the 1960s? Tell us more by emailing [email protected]