DVD charts changing face of 1960s Hartlepool

Ken Tyzack's Dove Cote ice cream vans.
Ken Tyzack's Dove Cote ice cream vans.

These pictures of Hartlepool’s past are sure to jog a few memories.

The fascinating black and white photos are taken from Way Back When, a new Hartlepool History DVD that is available now.

The Beehive Inn, on the corner of Lumley Street and Brougham Street.

The Beehive Inn, on the corner of Lumley Street and Brougham Street.

The 55-minute film has been produced by Roger Codner and Stephen Close, who are members of the History of Hartlepool group.

Many of the photos were provided by the History of Hartlepool in Images Facebook group which has over 15,000 members.

They largely focus on the changes taking place in town in the 1960s.

The DVD has chapters covering Hartlepool pubs past and resent, the town’s ice cream families and streets around the town centre that made way for Middleton Grange Shopping Centre.

The Central Hotel, Central Estate, also known as the Klondyke.

The Central Hotel, Central Estate, also known as the Klondyke.

The DVD is priced £5 from Just Blinds, York Road, Hartlepool.

Proceeds from sales go to local dementia services and homes.

Guiseppe Colarossi with his ice cream cart outside his shop in Oxford Street.

Guiseppe Colarossi with his ice cream cart outside his shop in Oxford Street.

Liam Bianoc with his ice cream van behind Whitby Street.

Liam Bianoc with his ice cream van behind Whitby Street.

An aerial shot of the war memorial and town centre in the early 60s before Middleton Grange Shopping Centre was built.

An aerial shot of the war memorial and town centre in the early 60s before Middleton Grange Shopping Centre was built.

The Northern Cinema at the corner of Thornton Street and York Road under demolition in the 1960s.

The Northern Cinema at the corner of Thornton Street and York Road under demolition in the 1960s.

The girls of the Piccadilly Bar - Joyce Smith, Beryl Guthrie and Muriel Amerigo.

The girls of the Piccadilly Bar - Joyce Smith, Beryl Guthrie and Muriel Amerigo.

Vince Amerigo and his daughter Ann and his ice cream cart.

Vince Amerigo and his daughter Ann and his ice cream cart.

Ward Street from Stockton Street, thought to be in the early 1960s.

Ward Street from Stockton Street, thought to be in the early 1960s.

The History of Hartlepool Group has produced a DVD with picture slideshows and cine film of the town. Group members Stephen Close (left) and Roger Codner.

The History of Hartlepool Group has produced a DVD with picture slideshows and cine film of the town. Group members Stephen Close (left) and Roger Codner.