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Aerial View, City Square, Under Snow (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image1924 This aerial view of City Square and surrounding area has been taken after a snowfall. In the top left corner is Aire Street leading to Whitehall Road, then moving clock-wise are Wellington Street with the Majestic Cinema and Ballroom at the junction with Quebec Street. The Post Office building faces onto City Square at this point, with Mill Hill Chapel looking onto City Square. Mill Hill is next, then Bishopgate Street running past the Queens Hotel. The Hotel seen here opened in 1863 and was replaced by the present building which opened in 1936.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image16th June 1899. Bishopgate Street improvements, showing partially demolished building. A wooden fence is in front of the building with a streetlamp and playbill to right of photo. A man stands looking at the building.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image16th June 1899. Bishopgate Street improvements. A partially demolished building is main view. At the top corner of the block is a shop with the name Dixon and Co. over the top. Poster and playbills are stuck on the walls. Workmen are standing on the roof of the building.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image16th June 1899. Image shows Bishopgate Street improvements, and the partially demolished roof of the Scarborough Hotel Lounging Room. in the background is the north curtain wall of the c1870s Leeds New Railway Station, sometimes known as Leeds City South. New Station Street and the eastern parapet of the Neville Street bridges under the station can also be discerned. The trainshed, and its curtain wall, were demolished in the 1960s as part of the 1967 station rebuilding.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image1896. View showing Scarbro' buildings. Hepton's waterproofs on the right.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image23rd March 1937. View shows Bishopgate Street. City Square is visible to the left with the Life Assurance building behind. Cars and vans are driving past. People can be seen crossing the road. The premises of N.G. Morrison newsagent and stationer can be seen to the right. Cars are parked along the road and a lamp post and tram lines can be seen.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Black & White image23rd March 1937. View shows G. Morrisons newsagent on Bishopgate Street. A "to let" sign and other advertisements are on the end of the building. Cars are in a car park in the centre and a ladder leans up against a building in the background. Tram lines are on the road with cables overhead. Pedestrians are visible to the far right.
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Bishopgate Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image23rd March 1937. View shows buildings on Bishopgate Street by City Square. Cars are parked in front of Ancient Lights and J. Davidson accountants. Ladders lean up against a building on the left. The Queens Hotel can be seen in the background. A statue is on the roof oof a building on the left and a man, a cart and a streetlamp are outside.
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Bishopgate Street, Cantral newsagents (City Centre) (5 comments)
Black & White image7th February 1966. View of Bishopgate Street showing the newsagent's shop of E.Cantral. Many advertisements are displayed around the shop, mostly for newspapers or cigarettes. Under the window the boards advertise various newspapers and state from left to right where legible 'Your Daily Mirror is here', 'The Crossword', 'Daily Mirror - Your best bet is Longsight', 'Daily Express - The Top Pools Service', 'Daily Mail 3d', 'Jack Hills Power Pools Wednesday', 'Executive Zodiac'.
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Bishopgate Street, from New Station Street (City Centre)
Colour image31st March 2017. View looking down on Bishopgate Street from New Station Street. On the left is an office building with office space advertised to let. Next to this is the Scarborough Hotel public house. The road leads down to the railway bridge in the centre from which it emerges at the other side as Swinegate.
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Bishopgate Street, improvement (City Centre)
Black & White image16th June 1899. View of Bishopgate Street taken during improvement works. A partially demolished building is seen on the right; this was formerly the premises of Hepton Bros., mantle manufacturers. In the foreground, a horse-drawn cart bearing the name D. Milton of Sweet Street West, Holbeck, is loaded with wooden planks.
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Bishopgate Street, looking towards City Square (City Centre)
Black & White image6th January 1964 View of Bishopgate Street showing the Queen's Hotel and the entrance to the City Station on the left. City Square is in the background with the Norwich Union Building in the centre. On the right are the Royal Exchange Chambers and the Midland Bank.
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Bishopgate Street, looking under City House (now Platform) to Neville Street (City Centre)
Colour image4th August 2017. View from Bishopgate Street showing traffic travelling under the newly refurbished City House from Neville Street. City House was to be re-opened on 23rd November 2017 following its major facelift and was renamed Platform.
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Bishopgate Street, Public House (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image1992, View looking up Bishopgate Street towards City Square. The Scarborough Hotel can be seen on right, workmen's barriers and equipment can be seen on roadside.
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Bishopgate Street, Scarbrough Hotel (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour image1992, View showing the Scarbrough Hotel on Bishopgate Street. The public house is known locally as 'the Scarbrough taps' and is named after Henry Scarbrough (landlord 1823-47). Railway bridge over Swinegate can be seen in distance on night.
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Bishopgate Street, Swinegate (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated, An early view of Scarborough buildings in Bishopgate. Below the balcony on the left can be seen the sign for Hepton Bros wholesale manufacturers of mantles and waterproofs. Notices on the window and door inform us that they have removed to new premises on Oxford Row. The 1899 Robinson Directory of Leeds lists them as occupying 19 Oxford Row so this gives some indication of the date of this photograph. Brass founders can be seen on the right at 31-41 Swinegate.
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Bishopgate Street, Tram No 400 (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, View of tram no 400 on route no 1 Hyde Park via Moor Road. Photograph is looking towards City Square.
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Bishopgate Street, Tram No 530 (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image1st March 1956, View of tram no 530 on route 27 to Hyde Park on Bishopgate Street. Midland Bank can be seen on corner on Junction with Boar Lane.
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Bishopgate Street, Tram No 566 (City Centre)
Black & White image2nd March 1956. View showing tram no. 566, on what may have been its last journey on this particular route. Car 566 was last in service on 10th October 1957, was scrapped on 26th March 1959 and was burnt at Churwell on 4th April 1959. It is pictured travelling underneath railway bridge on Bishopgate Street.
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Bishopgate Street, Tram no. 214 (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White image2nd March 1956, View of tram number 214 travelling alone on Bishopgate Street.
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