But recent news reports suggest that renovation of older buildings ought to be considered instead of pulling them down with reasons including the climate impact.
Now we have another set of buildings which are no longer with us.
How many would you have kept if you could have turned back the clock?’
1. Ready for the bulldozers
The Lion Hotel which was facing demolition in 2004. Remember it?
2. The end of the Big Club
Horden Big Club facing demolition in 2007.
3. A once thriving workplace
Easington Colliery during its demolition in 2003. Does this bring back poignant memories?
4. Flashback to 2009
The Headland Gate which was facing demolition 12 years ago.