Chester-Le-Street, Durham
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Chester-Le-Street and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Teenage Years

I didn't live in Chester-le-Street (I lived at Fence Houses) but I used to work at Brough's Grocery Store at the top end of the main street and then I went to work at RODNEY DRESSES factory as the wages were a bit better ...Read full memory

A memory of Chester-Le-Street

Good Times

I remember the lad that used to have the hot dog bike on the burns every weekend, that was about 1963. I drove the buses down Chester in 1967. Good times, never to come back.

Albert Street, Chester Le Street, County Durham, On April 3, 1969.

hi am asking on behalf of my mother sharon westlake she was in a housefire on April 3, 1969. it was on Albert Street, Chester-le-Street, County Durham she lost her mother june ...Read full memory