Jarrow: The North Eastern Hotel

The North Eastern as seen in the first photograph was built to accommodate the many world dignitaries and VIP’s that visited Jarrow at the request of Sir Charles Palmer, owner of Palmer Shipbuilding and Steel Works.

At the time I speak of Sir Charles Palmer was known World Wide for his contribution to shipbuilding both in the Private sector and Government Contractual work.

Jarrow: The North Eastern

Sadly come the early 1940’s this 15 bedroom hotel and restaurant no longer enjoying the business created by the success of nearby Palmer’s Shipbuilding works closed its doors to residential trading and operated as a public house only until it was demolished sometime around 1994.

Jarrow: The North Eastern Hotel

Jarrow: The North Eastern Hotel

As the above pictures show the North Eastern Hotel is no-more it was demolished sometime in 1994 (approx) making way for a supermarket chain complete with car park.

In the background can be seen the new improved Bus Station which I believe was one of the conditions when the land was bought by a supermarket chain.


Attended state schools (St Peters & Paul's) Spent my last 4 years attending St Cuthbert Secondary. Driver and warehouse manager 25 years plus. Spent 16+ years attending Newcastle Uni and North Tyneside College. (Humanistic approaches in Counselling). Qualified some years ago. Don’t have many dislikes apart from people who try to be something they’re not (conveniently forget where their roots are), and I do not suffer fools easily so they tell me, or people that over talk others. I eat and drink to live, love all kinds of music, places of interest, photography, Singing, computing, reading for pleasure (mostly supernatural/horror, James Herbert / Stephen King), and swimming.

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