Take a look at the Hartlepool streets where you lived - but as they looked decades ago

The changing face of Hartlepool is perhaps never better illustrated than in these photos from times gone by.

Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 7:00 am
The damage from a German air raid is clear to see in this view of Brenda Road.
The damage from a German air raid is clear to see in this view of Brenda Road.

Take a look at these retro views of streets from across the area. How many do you recognise?

We have reminders of Brenda Road, Mainsforth Terrace, Easington Road and more.

Look at the changing types of vehicles in these bygone eras.

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A view of Hart Road. Can anyone guess the year of the photo?

Browse through our selection and then get in touch with your own views on these retro scenes.

Streets near St Hilda's Church on the Headland can be seen in this 1970 view.
The Mainsforth Terrace goods depot is pictured in 1973. Does this photo bring back memories?
Lots of familiar former sights in this scene including the greyhound stadium, former cinema and the Bull Field car park as well as Rium Terrace at the top left of the photo.
Camerons Brewery and the Co Op Central Stores building can be seen in this picture but which are the streets seen nearby?
A 1969 look at Easington Road.
The famous Flying Scotsman takes the spotlight in the foreground but Mainsforth Terrace can be seen in the background.
The Terrace in Elwick with a water pump in the foreground.
What do you remember of Hartlepool in times gone by and which streets have changed the most? Tell us more by emailing [email protected]