A chilly Gateshead day in 1971 - but how does this location look today?

A chilly Gateshead day in 1971 - but how does this location look today?
 

We step back in time 46 years to a chilly day in November, 1971.
The Morris Minors and Austin Minis are struggling up and down a slushy Bensham Road in Gateshead.
Four and a half decades later, the cafe on the left is no more, the old shops and flats on the right have given way to modern housing, while St Cuthbert’s Church at the bottom remains.
Read More Unbuilt North Shields and Tynemouth: Seven plans that never happened Designed by the famed Tyneside architect John Dobson and built between 1846 and 1848, the church occupies a prominent position on Bensham bank, with fine views down to... read more

 
7 December 2017 in Regional North East, Views: 40
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