Recognise these 1990s Hartlepool market scenes?

It was a grand place to grab a bargain and scores of people would take a look.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 13 September, 2018, 11:00
Stallholder David Scattergood who would welcome browers from 5am each week.

That’s the weekly Flea Market, and we’re wondering if you remember these scenes which were captured at one of the markets in 1994.

One shows David Scattergood who had turned up at 4.15am for his stall – and David told us then that the public wouldn’t be far behind him – arriving as early as 5am.

Douglas Wheeler with his stock of CDs and books.

One regular market visitor was Catherine Robertson, who is pictured browsing through a book stall.

Another shows Douglas Wheeler with his mix of tapes, records and radios.

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And there’s a shot showing browsers looking at CDs on one stand.

Who remembers these scenes from 1994, and has the town’s market scene changed much?

Flea market regular Catherine Robinson takes a look round.


Taking a look at the latest weekly offers.