Old Images of Blakelaw, Newcastle upon Tyne

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old photo of Slatyford Cottage Blakelaw Lane c1935
Slatyford Cottage, Blakelaw Lane, c.1935, thanks to Newcastle Libraries' Service

Glimpse history through old images of Blakelaw, in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England.

The original Blakelaw branch library opened in 1952. It was demolished in 1994, and replaced with a modern building.

old photo of Blakelaw Library 1952
Blakelaw Library in 1952, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Blakelaw Flats 1967
Blakelaw Flats in 1967, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Moulton Place Blakelaw 1971
Moulton Place Blakelaw in 1971, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Blakelaw School 1971
Blakelaw School in 1971, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Blakelaw School 1977
Blakelaw School in the library, in 1977, the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo ofBlakelaw Library 1982
Blakelaw Library in 1982, celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the library branch building, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Blakelaw Library 1982
Closeup of the photo of the 30th Anniversary at Blakelaw Library, showing the Blakelaw Past and Present display, and the “Paintings by Mr P Sursham, 4 Cragstone Avenue, Blakelaw”, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
old photo of Blakelaw Library being demolished 1994
Old photo of Blakelaw Library being demolished 1994, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service
Blakelaw Library 2015
Blakelaw Library in 2015, thanks to Newcastle Libraries’ Service

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