The Primitive Methodist Church opened Wednesday, 10th August 1892 at a cost of £4,000 for 700 worshippers. Designed by Mr J. Shield of Sunderland.
Messrs Perks and Sons Stockton and Middlesbrough, are the general contractors for the whole of the work; Mr Hewitson, Newcastle has the slating; and Messrs Rule Bros, Sunderland, the plastering.
A great number of inscribed stones are installed around the building.
Mr James MacDonald on behalf of the Sunday School, October 7 1891
In Memorium. Lucy Meredith died July 8 1891. JM.
Robert Clapham Esq. Vice Presedent of the PM Conference October 7 1891
Mr Thomas Pickering (date worn away, but presumable also October 7 1891 like the others)
Miss Wappatt and Mr James Clarke, October 7 1891
The building orginally had a much more ornate front but this became unstable, probably due to heavier traffic and was rebuilt in 1981 in a much simplified form.