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Victoria Bridge, Washington

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The President comes to Washington

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This is a photograph Documenting the visit of President Jimmy Carter to Washington, UK. The visit took place on the 6th of May 1977. Here the President plants a Tree in the Village Green with a worker of the Washington Development Corporation. Reference: 5417/286/5 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Opening of Washington Liberal Club

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This is a photograph of the opening of Washington Liberal Club by David Steele. This photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/326/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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northeastevent | community | nostalgic | development | newtown | social | leisure | entertainment | hobby | sport | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | socialhistory | archives | washingtonheritagecollectionsportandleisure | opening | washingtonliberalclub | davidsteele | 1970s | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industrialheritage | industry | coalindustry | tradition | george | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newindustry | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | change | economy | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | landscape | men | beer | glass | gathering | socialgathering | suit | stripes | shirt | tie | crease | hair | glasses | fascinating | interesting | unusual | moustache | button | liberalclub | abstract | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | building | wall | signage | letter | brick | wrinkle | comradeship | sign | grain | mark | society

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Muhammad Ali visits Washington

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This is a photograph of Muhammad Ali during an exhibition bout at the Sporting Club of Washington, UK in 1977. Reference: 5417/291/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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northeast | iconic | memorable | event | nostalgic | development | community | muhammad | ali | boxing | muhammadali | washington | visit | northeastofengland | sport | competition | unitedkingdom | colourphotograph | industry | socialhistory | exhibitionbout | sportingclub | 1977 | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | town | cityofsunderland | tynewear | industrialheritage | tradition | abstract | digitalimage | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | redevelopment | change | nissancarfactory | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | fascinating | interestings | shorts | ring | barrier | rope | cushion | fabric | crease | finger | hand | stance | concentrating | dark | room | person | cleanshaven | hair | artificiallight | stamina | economy | society | leisure | boxer | fighting | stadium | arena | spotlight

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Washington on Blue Peter

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This is a photograph of a Birthday Card Competition held by Blue Peter of the BBC in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington in 1982. Reference: 5417/187/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Folk Singing on the Village Green

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This is a photograph of a Folk Performance on the Village Green in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1960's. Reference: 5417/110/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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The Queen visits Washington

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This is a photograph of the Queen visiting Washington, UK. The photograph was taken in 1977. Reference: 5417/289/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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The Chinese Economic Delegation

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This is a photograph of the Chinese Economic Delegation talking to Local Violin Maker Barry Oliver during their visit to Washington, UK in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/105/1 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Services on the A1 in 1965

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General view of Fatfield

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Children Greet Harold Wilson

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This is a photograph of children from Washington, UK greeting Harold Wilson on his visit to the area. The photograph was taken at some point in the late 1960's. Reference: 5417/101/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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Services on the A1 in 1965

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View of petrol station on the A1 at Washington, 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36378C). The modern Washington Services look rather different. This site was to become Crowther Industrial Estate. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | a1 | petrolstation | washingtonnewtown | crowtherindustrialestate | blackandwhitephotograph | landscape | 1965 | modern | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | pastandpresent | preservation | memories | evolve | socialheritage | development | industry | grass | vast | immense | cylinder | telegraphpole | roof | wall | house | vegetation | road | sky | cloud | emptyspace | block | border | land | fence | post | window | path | vehicle | workers | abstract | surreal | route | highway

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Newall's Chemical Works, Washington

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road | flowers | roof | chimney | building | industry | grass | sign | buildings | landscape | washington | rocks | transformation | post | path | debris | pipe | machinery | soil | planning | cylinder | vegetation | bloom | walls | changes | slope | 50thanniversary | dereliction | sunderland | designing | 2014 | industrialheritage | blackandwhitephotograph | may1965 | 24july1964 | newallsinsulationandchemicalcompany | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | washingtonnewtown

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General view of Fatfield

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General view of Fatfield, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063XX). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | fatfield | washingtonnewtown | blackandwhitephotograph | socialheritage | street | road | pavement | gutter | vehicle | car | wheel | glass | door | window | chimney | brick | row | pattern | wall | roof | vegetation | lights | telegraphpole | fence | grass | pipe | timber | people | humanity | may1965 | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | established | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | town | preservation | memories | clothes | weeds | wire | cloud | surreal | industry | pastandpresent | weed | land | block | cap | structure | steel | metal | landscape

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Cox Green, Washington

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View of Cox Green, Washington from across the River Wear, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063V). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | coxgreen | riverwear | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | blackandwhitephotograph | buildings | may1965 | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | transformation | changes | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | construction | newtown | vegetation | water | roof | walls | window | door | glass | wall | chimney | flowers | grass | industry | shrub | trees | land | landscape | blocks | bridge | frame | platform | structure | industrialheritage | unusual | striking | fence | post | pole | row | pattern | road | path | rail | telegraphpole | wire | soil | debris | stone | bank | slope | civilization

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Newall's Chemical Works, Washington

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View of Newall's Chemical Works, Washington, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063R). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | newallsinsulationandchemicalcompany | industry | blackandwhitephotograph | debris | slope | soil | rocks | cylinder | industrialheritage | chimney | pipe | vegetation | grass | path | road | buildings | roof | walls | sign | post | may1965 | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | transformation | changes | landscape | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | designing | building | flowers | bloom | machinery

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Office workers in the early 1980's

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This is a photograph of Office workers, taken in the early 1980's in Washington, UK. Reference: 5417/365/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | colourphotograph | industrialheritage | 1970s | washington | unitedkingdom | officeworkers | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | cityofsunderland | interesting | tynewear | coalindustry | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstates | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | change | progression | nissancarfactory | redevelopment | community | social | abstract | recordsofthewashingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | digitalimage | landscape | 19641988 | mysterious | computers | unusual | equipment | desk | chair | board | scroll | paper | wire | chord | carpet | window | frame | glass | ceiling | light | floor | wall | divider | man | woman | shirt | dress | trousers | shoe | blouse | top | pen | plans | metal | wheel | glare | daylight | 1980s | indoorplants | telephone

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Harraton Colliery

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View of Harraton Colliery, May 1965 (TWAM ref. DT.TUR/2/36063AQ). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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Biddick Farm buildings, Washington

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Biddick Farm buildings, Washington

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View of Biddick Farm buildings, prior to its conversion to Washington's Arts Centre, c1972 (TWAM ref. 5417/152/1). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | biddickfarm | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | artscentrewashington | blackandwhitephotograph | bricks | industrialheritage | grass | timber | debris | puddle | water | mud | soil | path | road | barren | buildings | prior | conversion | 2014 | 50thanniversary | 24july1964 | transformation | surreal | landscape | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | preservation | memories | trees | branches | chimney | arch | roof | walls | stone | pole | man | woman | standing | suit | hair | distant | dress | hands | head | social

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Computing in the 1970's

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This is a photograph of three young men working on a computer of the time at some point in the 1970's. The photograph was taken in Washington, UK. Reference: 5417/353/4 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | computer | commodore | commodorepet | colourphotograph | digitalimage | youngmen | men | male | man | threeyoungmen | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | working | 1970s | computing | technology | washington | unitedkingdom | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | industrialheritage | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | newindustry | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | social | abstract | interesting | unusual | fascinating | interior | room | wall | ceiling | table | keyboard | screen | reflection | shadow | artificiallight | nail | hand | finger | arm | shoulder | shirt | hair | paper | print | diagram | graph | reading | teamwork | community | dialogue | bodyhair | cleanshaven | jumper | parts | pet2001series | personalcomputer

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A worker at Philips

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This is a photograph of a Man working at Philips in Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/353/3 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | man | working | attentive | armstretched | overalls | philips | industrialheritage | washington | unitedkingdom | 1970s | washingtonheritagefestival2013 | darkness | hair | head | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | colourphotograph | digitalimage | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | tradition | washingtonfamily | firstpresident | unitedstatesofamerica | georgewashington | newtown | 1964 | redevelopment | community | social | abstract | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | fascinating | interesting | unusual | shadow | artificiallight | rubber | tyres | tires | label | number | identification | pile | folded | tools | equipment | wall | fan | ceiling | beam | cleanshaven | eye | face | nose | mouth | ear | hand | finger | arm | chest | shoulder | crease | fabric | clothing | dunlop | mysterious

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Castle Street, Fatfield

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View of Castle Street, Fatfield, shortly before it was demolished as part of the area's redevelopment, February 1973 (TWAM ref. 5417/121/2). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | fatfield | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | housing | february1973 | washington50yearsago | 2014 | 24july1964 | change | development | pitterraces | jobs | shopping | leisurefacilities | industrial | social | abstract | transformation | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | buildings | newtown | interesting | unusual | evolve | digitalimage | wall | roof | chimney | window | frame | glass | greenhouse | fence | doorway | smoke | land | vegetation | road | row | slope | vehicle | daylight | grass | blur | grain | blackandwhitephotograph | wire | telegraphpole | sky | branch | unitedkingdom | england

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The Control Room, Philips

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This is a photograph of a Man working in the Control Room at Philips, Washington, UK. The photograph was taken at some point in the 1970's. Reference: 5417/353/2 This collection of images has been assembled in support of the Washington Heritage Festival 2013. The celebration of Washington brings together a variety of different themes. Washington is a Town in the City of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear. It is traditionally associated with Coal Industry, and notably known as the home of the Washington Family, ancestors of the First President of the United States George Washington. However, in 1964 Washington was designated a New Town and drastically changed. With the introduction of new industry such as the Nissan Car Factory Washington experienced a huge redevelopment in both its economy and community. These Photographs are taken from the Records of the Washington Development Corporation; held at Tyne & Wear Archives. The records document this change in industry, landscape and community in Washington between 1964 & 1988, and consist of many photographs. For more information on the Washington Heritage Festival, 21st September 2013 please click here. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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industry | trade | economy | northeast | development | work | workers | retro | philips | factory | machinery | controlroom | man | worker | male | room | interior | darkness | working | standing | washington | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | cityofsunderland | tynewear | coalindustry | tradition | industrialheritage | washingtonfamily | ancestors | firstamericanpresident | georgewashington | newtown | 1970s | 1964 | newindustry | production | change | progress | nissancarfactory | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | tyneweararchives | landscape | community | washingtonheritagefestival | 21stseptember2013 | digitalimage | colourphotograph | glimpse | view | wire | circuit | components | electrical | box | panel | lid | nut | plate | overalls | crease | watch | beard | moustache | signal | light | fascinating | interesting | unusual | bolt | lever | pipe | washingtonheritagecollectionworkandindustry | shadow | wall

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Castle Street, Fatfield

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View of Castle Street, Fatfield, February 1973 (TWAM ref. 5417/121/1). 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Washington New Town. It was officially established on 24 July 1964 and since then the area has witnessed massive changes. Old pit terraces have been replaced with modern housing, thousands of new jobs have been created, great new shopping and leisure facilities have been built and a derelict industrial landscape has been reclaimed and transformed. To celebrate this anniversary Tyne & Wear Archives has brought together a set of images of Washington as it was 50 years ago. These were commissioned by Washington Development Corporation, which was responsible for planning, designing and building the New Town. The images are an important reminder of Washington's past. They reflect how much of the town has changed beyond recognition. The town will continue to evolve over the next fifty years and we must make sure that the memories continue to be preserved. (Copyright) These images are Crown Copyright. We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email info@twarchives.org.uk.

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washington | sunderland | fatfield | dereliction | washingtonnewtown | blackandwhitephotograph | castlestreet | february1973 | abstract | industry | social | industrial | 2014 | 50thanniversary | development | 24july1964 | changes | facilities | jobs | housing | washingtondevelopmentcorporation | planning | design | building | newtown | past | present | future | preservation | washington50yearsago | road | pavement | debris | gutter | vent | metal | steel | clothesline | bedsheets | man | hat | trousers | shoe | jumper | walking | pedestrian | fence | rail | brick | vegetation | row | pattern | houses | wall | roof | window | glass | frame | door | chimney | post | light | televisionantenna | sky | ladder | streetview | landscape | transformation | reclaimed | derelict | new

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