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Woodsley Road, St. John's Avenue, Adventure Playground, Belle Vue Methodist Church


Subject ID:
2004423_56721133
Location:
Hyde Park
Subject Year:
1969
Copyright:
West Yorkshire Archive Service
Class number:
LC/Eng 376/6 No.3
Woodsley Road, St. John
Description:
19th August 1969. View shows the site of back-to-back streets demolished as part of Leeds slum clearance programme. In the foreground a line of stone setts can just be made out, this was the site of Osbourne Street. At the time of this view, the land was being used as an adventure playground. In the centre a large group of children and adults construct temporary play apparatus from planks of wood and sheets of corrugated iron. Houses on St. John's Avenue can be seen in the background to the left with premises of Harp Mill Paint and Varnish Co. Ltd. in the centre at No. 65 Woodsley Road. On the right is the Belle Vue Methodist Church.

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