Gates return to Middlesbrough after seven-decade absence

ORNATE iron gates are once again standing proudly at the entrance of Middlesbrough’s historic Avenue of Trees after a seven-decade absence.

The original gates at the site, which leads from Acklam Road to Acklam Hall, were removed as part of the Second World War effort and replaced by low-lying gates and reduced size pillars.

However, thanks to a bequest from Acklam resident Alan Hunter to the Acklam 2020 community group, of which he was treasurer, new gates have...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-01-11 16:38
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