Photos of Newcastle

Newcastle Shops of the 1940s


This album consists of photographs of shop fronts by Turner's Photographic of Newcastle.

Turner’s was established in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1900s. It was originally a chemists shop but in 1938 become a photographic dealer. Turners went on to become a prominent photographic and video production company in the North East of England. They had 3 shops in Newcastle city centre, in Pink Lane, Blackett Street and Eldon Square. Turner’s photographic business closed in the 1990s.



Shop window of Hollywood Fashions Ltd., milliners, Central Arcade, Newcastle. October 8th 1947

Hollywood Hat Shop Window








Bainbridges, Market Street, Newcastle - 'Peggy Ann' window. 18th October 1947.

Peggy Ann, Bainbridges - Newcastle








Vogue display at Bainbridges, Market Street, Newcastle upon Tyne. 10th October 1947.

Vogue Display at Bainbridges








Isaac Walton's shop at 105-115 Grainger Street, Newcastle 7th October 1947.

Isaac Walton - Newcastle








National Savings Campaign - Silver Lining Week Hoarding on Central Exchange Hotel, John Sinclair Ltd on the corner of Grey Street and Grainger Street, Newcastle. 8th October 1947.

John Sinclair Ltd. - Newcastle



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