The days when Monkey Island was a popular playground in Scarborough

Picture shows a view of the North Bay with an undeveloped Scalby Mills in the foreground. The island on the right was known as Monkey Island and was a popular playground for many generations. The island was flattened when the sea wall and promenade were extended to northwards to Scalby Beck
Picture shows a view of the North Bay with an undeveloped Scalby Mills in the foreground. The island on the right was known as Monkey Island and was a popular playground for many generations. The island was flattened when the sea wall and promenade were extended to northwards to Scalby Beck

This week’s picture from the Max Payne Collection shows a view of the North Bay with an undeveloped Scalby Mills in the foreground.

The island on the right was known as Monkey Island and was a popular playground for many generations.

The island was flattened when the sea wall and promenade were extended to northwards to Scalby Beck.

Photo reproduced courtesy of the Max Payne collection.

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