Old Maps of Consett

Historic Maps of Consett and the local area.

I was born in the 1950s but, despite having memories of happy times spent in the old bus station in the late 1960s, I would class the 1970s as more my era. Us lasses would sport shaggy-cut hairstyles, mini-skirts, hot pants and platform shoes and we'd buy stuff from She Fashions. We would do a tour of the pubs, usually preferring (...Read full memory)

Moorside Community Technology College is scheduled for closure in December of this year (2011) as we move to The Consett Academy. We are looking for memories of the school from its building in 1959 through the years and would be grateful for any stories / memories from members. If you're an ex-student, ex-staff, (...Read full memory)