Temple Memorial Park 8671

South Shields, England, Tyne and Wear

Brief Description

Temple Memorial Park has facilities for football, a children's play park, an orienteering course and a cross-country course.

History

The park is named after Bishop Temple, former Archbishop of Canterbury. The site was gifted to the people of South Shields by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in 1961. It commemorates their contribution to the war at sea in World War 2.