Spice Girls aftermath: Clean up underway around Stadium of Light

As revellers nurse their hangovers, cleaning teams have been out on Sunderland streets surrounding the stadium to get the city back to normal.

Friday, 7th June 2019, 11:14 am
Updated Sunday, 16th June 2019, 3:27 am
Litter left by Spice Girls fans on the pathway surrounding the Stadium of Light on June 7.

The pavements showed a sign of a good night as Spice Girls fans left their mark on the city.

Pathways were littered with bottles, wrappers and bags left by buzzing crowds at the gig on June 6. The bulk of the rubbish was scattered from the stadium across the roads that lead up to the Park and Ride areas.

Clean up crews were spotted around 6.30am on June 7 armed with litter pickers and street cleaners to tackle the mess.

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Bottles left behind outside the Stadium of Light following the Spice Girls concert on June 6.

The highly-anticipated concert was an overall success and it passed off with very little trouble or incidents.