Commercial Road and Laygate Lane

Commercial Road and Laygate Lane

Image Details

Title Commercial Road and Laygate Lane
Reference Number STH0003088
Photographer Unknown
Town or Village South Shields
Date 14 May 1939
Original Format Black and white Photograph
Period The 1930s
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information The corner of Laygate Lane and Commercial Road. Set into the road can
be seen the railway track for the St. Hilda's Railway. New housing
can be seen on Commercial Road. Glassworks and Foundry chimneys in the
background. Old iron drinking fountain on street corner beside a
group of men. Large gate to left of photo closes off the railway
line to the general public.