Image shows Blackgates Primary school located in Smithy Lane. The junior school dates from the 1950s but the infant school is a recent addition as part of the P.F.I. scheme. The original infant school was built in stone and opened in 1894 in Bradford Road. The Victorian school closed in July 2005 and was demolished in 2008. The former school site is in the process (2009) of being re-developed for housing by Minton Properties Ltd.