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Elmet Towers, demolition

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Elmet Towers, demolition
2008. View shows Elmet Towers in the process of demolition. This block of high-rise flats off Swarcliffe Drive had been built in the mid 1960s along with the identical Manston Towers and Swarcliffe Towers and eight other tower blocks : Ash Tree Grange, Ash Tree Court, Pennwell Croft, Langbar Towers, Langbar Grange, Brayton Grange, Farndale Court and Sherburn Court. After the demolition of Elmet Towers, only Sherburn Court remained. The Great Swarcliffe Plantation is in the background of the photograph. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.

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