What we know about the park.... to be edited............
It is A War Memorial http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=11609
It once contained the area we now know as Whiteleas way and the Dutch bungalows , but not the north east corner section. this was added to the park when the houses and road were built.
St Cuthberts Church. burned to the ground.moving to Quarry Lane .... http://southtynesideheritage.co.uk/st-mark-st-cuthbert-south-shields/
The Inauguration of Temple Memorial Park https://www.southtynesidehistory.co.uk/archive/architecture/sculptures-statues-monuments/1026868-inauguration-of-temple-memorial-park-south-shields
It was used for landfil
Whale burried which was washed up on the beach. is burried there
anti aircraft base
Winter concerts in the leisure centre. Status Quo came 3 times!
Pool opens 21st October 1977 closed 2013 demolished 2019