Tyne and Wear HER(11339): Howdon, East End Park, air raid shelter - Details
Howdon, East End Park, air raid shelter
Civil Defence Building
Air Raid Shelter
A local resident reports that during WW2 there was a huge concrete communal air raid shelter at the south end of the park. It was partially buried with air vents visible on the surface. All trace of the shelter has gone at ground level but it may survive beneath the ground.
Pers comm. Mr J. Johnson, July 2008