Thomas Cook black plaque in Newcastle upon Tyne

On this site in 1875 Thomas Cook opened his first Newcastle office. This plaque commemorates the centenary 1975.

Thomas Cook (22 November 1808 – 18 July 1892) of Melbourne, Derbyshire, England founded the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son (popularly nicknamed Cook's Tours) that became Thomas Cook AG before eventually becoming Thomas Cook Group in 2007.

Source: dbpedia

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