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East Leeds, aerial view

East Leeds, aerial view
April 1966. Aerial view to the east of the city centre showing Richmond Hill at the bottom, Burmantofts in the centre and Harehills in the distance. York Road runs across the centre from left to right, joined by Upper Accommodation Road from the bottom centre and Pontefract Lane from the bottom right. The Ebor Gardens housing estate is seen just above York Road in the centre. Burmantofts Street leads off from York Road on the left, from the junction with New York Road and Marsh Lane, and becomes Beckett Street further up, passing St. James's Hospital and Beckett Street Cemetery towards the top centre. Saxton Gardens flats are seen on the bottom left.

User Comments:

john allen

just above saxton gardens are the tenements flats also just showing on the bottom left is kitson house part of Jackson house and part of lupton hose all part of quarry hill flats. Opposite there is a funereal directors and Freddie tomasso behind which is a petrol station. On the other side is St Patricks Church behind is Agnes Stewart cofe school which had been built about 3years going further up burmantofts where it joins skinner lane on the left is the anglers club and a bit further on from there was the school clinic at the corner of green rd.


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