Stella Cleghorn has fun on a water scooter at Roker in 1957.
Stella Cleghorn has fun on a water scooter at Roker in 1957.

What was Wearside life like in the late 1950s? Here's your chance to find out

Celebrity visits, life by the seaside and reminders of shipbuilding – we have it all in this reminder of Wearside around 60 years ago.

Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 7:00 am

It’s hard to believe that so much has changed in Sunderland and County Durham since these photos were taken.

But just take a look at the fashion of the times, the long-gone industry and the cars we used to drive.

Take a look and, if these photos bring back happy memories, get in touch and tell us more.

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