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Stunning images take a look back at Newcastle’s past associated with modern times UK News

Newcastle city center has changed a lot over the years, some places are recognizable while others look completely different from what they once were.

This incredible footage above shows footage from the Toon’s historic past combined with footage from today – all together in one shot.

And if you’re having trouble recognizing any of the locations, we’ve extracted the images below.

The Tyne Bridge, 1928

This famous Newcastle landmark was built in 1928 and has been a recognizable symbol of the city ever since.

Tyne & Wear underground, 1980

Rail service opened at Haymarket station in 1980. Originally built to connect the city center to the coast, numerous extensions have allowed the metro to cover the vast area of ​​Tyne and Wear to which we access today.

Worswick Street Coach Station, 1981

Originally opened in 1929, the buses used the brand new Tyne Bridge of the time. He had a reputation for punctuality, with drivers commenting on how the buses ran like clockwork. The last buses left this station in April 1996.

Northumberland Street, circa 1980

Until 1999, the northern section of Northumberland Street was open to traffic and was a busy bus line. It is now pedestrianized and above all still recognizable thanks to the local Fenwicks emblem.

Marks and Spencer on Northumberland Street, 1980

Originally opened on the site in 1932, the popular channel has stood still for 89 years.

Old Eldon Square, circa 1980

Also known as Hippy Green, Goth Green or simply The Green. It was the perfect meeting place for Newcastle’s alternative cultures. and is always a popular spot on those rare sunny days.

Newgate House, circa 1980

The Gate opened in 2002. It was built to replace the 7-story Newgate House, which only lasted 35 years. The site is almost unrecognizable today from Newgate House, although many surrounding buildings have remained the same.

Grey’s monument

The distinct landmark has stood proudly in the city center since 1838. It was erected to acclaim Early Gray for the passage of the Great Reform Act of 1832. Over the years it has provided a meeting post in the city. city ​​for celebrations, demonstrations and all manner. of public gatherings.

St James Park, 1964

Newcastle United’s football ground has always been home to Strawberry Place, having undergone many redevelopments over the past century.

Newcastle Central Station, circa 1920

It first opened in 1850 as part of the Newcastle & Carlisle Railway and the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. A greater ambition was for the station to serve as a transit route, connecting the Edinburgh and London rail lines.