Children from The Ribbon School in Murton helped bury a time capsule to celebrate the start of Phase 2 developments at Dalton Park.
The capsule has been buried in the area between McDonald’s and Next clearance, marking the section where the extensions starts.
A plaque will shortly be placed there.
The time capsule, provided by Phase 2 contractors Bowmer & Kirkland, holds items from 2015 put together by the schoolchildren and Dalton Park.
These include Phase 2 plans, coins, Dalton Park leaflets, toy mascot, newspaper articles, drawings of the school, photos from recent school visits tolocal points of interest and the school handbook.
The capsule has a designated opening date of May 26, 2065.
This is the second Time Capsule to be buried at Dalton Park. The first one marked the start of Phase 1 outlet build.
The contents were again put together by local schoolchildren and Tony Blair officiated at the burial ceremony in July 2002.
A plaque in front of adidas marks the spot.
After the ceremony, the children were given an official overview of the building works by Tony Ingledew, site manager for Bowmer & Kirkland.
Dalton Park will continue its ‘historic’ connection with the school with further presentations and visits.