File:The Scooter Boat Lake (10291090175).jpg

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English: This is a photograph of the Scooter Boat Lake, South Marine Park, South Shields, United Kingdom

Reference: DT.TUR/2/5197A
This photograph is part of a set that has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council’s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. It focuses in particular on life along the foreshore at South Shields during the 1950s but also includes a few images from further down the coast.
South Shields has long been a popular seaside resort and also has a proud industrial heritage. Times have changed, though, and many of the old industries such as shipbuilding and coal mining have disappeared. Rather than stand still and accept this change in fortunes, South Tyneside Council is pressing ahead with an ambitious vision to transform the Foreshore, Town Centre and Riverside areas into vibrant destinations. Haven Point is a key part of this change.
Tyne & Wear Archives and South Tyneside Local Studies Library have a vital role to play in this. As South Shields is regenerated and forever changed the Archives and Local Studies serve as its memory. We keep alive a window into the town’s past, preserving the history of people, places and industries that no longer exist. South Shields must look forward but its sense of direction will be lost if it forgets where it came from.
These images, together with a fantastic selection from South Tyneside Local Studies Library, can be seen in a digital exhibition at Haven Point. You can also see images from the Local Studies Library online at http://www.southtynesideimages.org.uk/.
A Blog on this collection of images can be read http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/south-shields-foreshore-preserving-the-memories/

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Flickr sets
  • South Shields Foreshore – preserving the memories
Flickr pools
  • Old Photos
  • South Shields
  • PICS & FACTS
Flickr tags
  • Summer
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  • South Shields Foreshore - preserving the memories
  • recreation
  • black and white photograph
  • fascinating
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  • Scooter Boat Lake
  • South Marine Park
  • South Shields
  • United Kingdom
  • opening
  • South Tyneside Council
  • leisure centre
  • Haven Point
  • 28 October
  • daily life
  • foreshore
  • 1950s
  • coast
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  • industrial heritage
  • change
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  • shipbuilding
  • coal mining
  • Town Centre
  • Riverside
  • South Tyneside Local Studies Library
  • digital image
  • boat
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  • metal
  • timber
  • vent
  • plate
  • man
  • woman
  • baby
  • clothes
  • reflection
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  • standing
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  • trees
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  • building
  • post
  • sign
  • notice board
  • writing
  • fence
  • wire
  • board
  • deck
  • window
  • door
  • glass

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