Recognise any of the shops in this 1953 scene?

Wandering down Bridge Street in Sunderland with these 14 nostalgic photos

It’s a bustling Sunderland thoroughfare and it has links to historic events in the city.

Wednesday, 25th September 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 28th September 2019, 2:25 pm

Join us for a nostalgic look back at Bridge Street through the decades.

We’ve got lots of scenes of this iconic street for you to enjoy, from shops and restaurants to the hotels which have been a big part of Sunderland history.

What were your particular favourites, the ones you would spend your hard-earned wages and pocket money in?

Please take a browse through the photos and get in touch if any these wonderful images bring back happy memories.

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