Who remembers the games and sports equipment they bought at Joseph's?

13 shops in Sunderland's Park Lane area in 1987: How many of these can you remember?

It was described as a ‘throbbing, vibrant area’ of Sunderland in 1987.

Sunday, 21st July 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st July 2019, 5:57 pm

Thirty two years ago, Park Lane and the surrounding area had shops for all tastes and they featured in the Sunderland Echo.Now, we’re spotlighting them once again and asking ‘how many do you remember’.

Did you regularly shop in town and which shops do you now miss most. Did you buy toys in Joseph’s toy store, book a holiday or buy your albums in our once thriving town centre?

If these scenes bring back happy memories, email [email protected]

In the meantime, take a browse through these scenes for a spot of retro shopping.

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