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Sulgrave Village & Tube Investments


Sulgrave Village - The Flats are built and construction of The Village begins.

Aerial Photo 1 of Sulgrave

Sulgrave Flats, Usworth Park, Usworth & Usworth Grange Schools, Pawson's Factory, demolished Usworth Green and new Sulgrave Village.

Sulgrave Village - Construction is well under way.

Aerial Photo 2 of Sulgrave

Tube Investments Factory, Usworth Station Rd, Edith Ave, Sulgrave Flats, Usworth Grange School and the footpath over the Leamside Line.

The Tube Investments Factory on the Glover Industrial Estate

Aerial Photo and inside Tube Investments

Tube Investments.  Former 'Squatters' site: bottom-left.   Usworth Station Road: top-left.   Usworth Station: off-picture, top-centre.

The Tube Investments Factory on the Glover Industrial Estate

Inside Tube Investments

Inside the factory.   Many mineworkers left local pits to take up employment here.

The Tube Investments Factory on the Glover Industrial Estate

View from The Squatters

Tube Investments Factory and Penshaw Monument - seen across the site of the former Hostel Estate (known to locals as The Squatters).