Nine memorable Chester Road shops, pubs and other businesses from over the years in the Sunderland street

Nine great reasons why Chester Road made the news

It’s a headline-hitting line-up of buildings in Chester Road which made it into the Echo’s news pages.

From an award-winning fish shop to a cafe which was ultra clean, we’ve got it all.

Our gallery spans 26 years in the life of the Sunderland street from 1991 to 2017. See how many faces you recognise from pubs, the post office, newsagents, a church and a hospice charity shop.

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