Bygone Buildings and Businesses, Whitley Bay


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Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay (closed 2016)
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Rex Hotel, Whitley Bay (closed 2016)
- The 70 bedroom Rex Hotel, on the corner of  Promenade and South Parade in Whitley Bay, closed in 2016. It was originally built in 1906 as a small temperance hotel ...
Old Police Station, Whitley Bay
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Old Police Station, Whitley Bay
- The old Police Station and former Magistrates Court is located on Laburnum Avenue in Whitley Bay. The police station, complete with custody suite and cells, closed in early 2017. It was one ...
Prudhoe Memorial Convalescent Home, Whitley Bay
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Prudhoe Memorial Convalescent Home, Whitley Bay
- The Prudhoe Memorial Convalescent Home on the Links in Whitley Bay was built in 1867-9 on the site which is now occupied by the Waves leisure centre and pool. The ...
Northumberland Village Homes, Whitley Bay
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Northumberland Village Homes, Whitley Bay
- Overview Map Street View Village Court is tucked away off Norham Road by Monkseaton Metro Station. It has an interesting history... Northumberland Village Homes in Whitley Bay were built in ...
Bus Station, Whitley Bay (demolished)
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Bus Station, Whitley Bay (demolished)
- The former bus station in Whitley Bay was demolished in 2000 and the site on Northumberland Square was redeveloped as the Park View Shopping Centre. Buses now stop at several ...
Trinity United Reformed Church, Whitley Bay
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Trinity United Reformed Church, Whitley Bay
- The red brick church on the Esplanade in Whitlety Bay was opened on the 25th November 1900. It was renamed as Trinity United Reformed Church in 1975. The church was ...
42nd Street Bar, Whitley Bay
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42nd Street Bar, Whitley Bay
- on North Parade
Whisky Bends, Whitley Bay (demolished)
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Whisky Bends, Whitley Bay (demolished)
The Avenue, Whitley Bay (demolished)
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The Avenue, Whitley Bay (demolished)
- The Avenue was a large pub located close to Spanish City, on the end of Park Avenue and Brook Gardens in Whitley Bay. The pub went out of business and ...
High Point Hotel, Whitley Bay (demolished)
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High Point Hotel, Whitley Bay (demolished)
Boardwalk Cafe, Whitley Bay
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Boardwalk Cafe, Whitley Bay
- The Boardwalk Cafe was located off Watts Slope on the Northern Promenade at Whitley Bay. Built in the 1970's on the site of a previous cafe, it was eventually demolished ...

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