A reminder of some great institutions on their last day before they closed.

Their last day ... 10 famous Sunderland institutions pictured on their last day before they shut

We said one last goodbye to Debenhams in Sunderland this week – but who remembers all of these final days for famous Wearside institutions?

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 12:45 pm

Here is a collection of photos from the day that shops, pits, factories and Roker Park held their last ever shift.

It is a poignant collection of images including Binns, Wearmouth pit, Crowtree Leisure Centre and one particular Sunderland school.

And we also have a Joplings scene of staff shortly after the store closed.

Take a look and then get in touch to re-live the memories.

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