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The entrance and road to High Newport Allotments

  •  The metal fence was erected by the Sunderland council after they bought high Newport Allotments of the coal board when Silksworth Colliery and the other pits were closed 
Images of the entrance to High Newport Allotments and the road up the gardens
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The steel gates and fence that were erected by Sunderland Council when they purchased the land of the NCB in the mid ninteies

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Image of the Scullery eatery which was formerly the Sportsmans Arms which was built for the miners of Silksworth Colliery

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Silksworth Lane the road that connects Silksworth village to Sunderland city centre

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This peoples crossing was built by Sainsbury's when they built the store in Silksworth in the mid nineties

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The roundabout at the bottom of High Newport Allotments which is very busy most days

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The gates and fence were built by Sunderland Council when they bought the land of the NCB in 1996

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The entrance to High Newport Allotments showing the local DIY dealers sign details notice they dont charge for allotment members deliverys

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Close up of the gates notice the shadows and the purple flowers on the right hand side of the road

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The warning sign that warns visitors to High Newport Allotments that they enter at their own risk

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View of the road just after one enters through the gates of High Newport Allotments with the speed control sign

Images of the entrance to High Newport Allotments which is in Silksworth Village now part of Sunderland The next article and images will be about the old Warwick garage sign which has now been taken down

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