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Gypsy and Traveller roadside site, Middleton Park


Subject ID:
201084_171041
Location:
Middleton
Subject Year:
1986
Class number:
LEO 6248
Gypsy and Traveller roadside site, Middleton Park
Description:
19th August 1986. View of a gypsy and traveller roadside site at the Middleton Railway terminus at Middleton Park. Approximately thirty caravans were encamped on the site owned by Leeds City Council and adjoining Middleton Railway. Middleton Railway is the oldest commercial railway in the world. In the background of the image, centre, is Windmill Primary School (formerly Belle Isle Primary School)in Windmill Road. The traveller encampment is situated in the vicinity of Windrose Drive which is between the school and the Middleton Railway terminus.

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