13 retro photos of Grainger Street in Newcastle through the decades

Let's take a look at Grainger Street's history through these retro photos.

Named after Richard Grainger- one of the men who redeveloped the city centre in the 19th Century- Grainger Street is one of Newcastle's busiest roads and has been for hundreds of years.

It connects much of the city centre, linking Central Station to Grey's Monument and Grey Street as well as providing entrance to the Grainger Market and Northumberland Street.

The street also falls under the Grainger Town area, the historic commercial centre of Newcastle. Almost all of it falls under the city's Central Conservation area with 244 listed buildings. 

So let’s take a look at Grainger Street’s history through these 13 amazing photographs.

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