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Search Aspect ( Charles H. Roe Ltd )
Location - Leeds & District

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Austhorpe Road, Charles H. Roe Ltd, Cross Gates Carriage Works, Utility Ambulance (rear view) (Cross Gates)
Black & White imageUndated A rear view of a utility ambulance converted by the firm of Charles H. Roe Ltd. at Cross Gates Carrage Works in Austhorpe Road. Private individuals donated their cars, which involved sawing off the rear part of the body and replacing it with a simpler body incorporating a folding canvas rear cover. Here there is a provision for four strechers to convey injured civilians to hospital. Among the hundreds of ambulances turned out in this way, many went to Leeds Corporation to assist in the aftermath of air raids.
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Charles H. Roe Ltd, bus, interior (Cross Gates)
Black & White imageUndated. View showing the interior of a bus manufactured by Charles H. Roe Ltd at their Cross Gates Carriage Works on Manston Lane.
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Cross Gates, aerial view (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view looking south-west over Cross Gates with Manston on the right and in the distance Austhorpe (left), Halton (centre) and Seacroft (right). Fields cover the bottom half of the picture with the developed area above being bordered by Manston Lane (left) and Penda's Way (right). Just to the left of centre is the Barnbow Works which produced munitions during the Second World War. To the right of centre is the motor works of Charles H. Roe Ltd.
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Cross Gates, aerial view (Cross Gates)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view looking north-west over Cross Gates, Manston, Stanks and Swarcliffe with Seacroft in the background, left, and Whinmoor in the distance, centre. The Leeds-Selby railway line runs in the foreground with the Barnbow Ordnance Factory, which produced munitions during the Second World War, just above and Manston Lane at the top end of it. The motor body works of Charles H. Roe Ltd. can be seen on the other side of Manston Lane.
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Leeds City Transport Bus, no.192 (Unknown)
Black & White imageUndated. View of a Leeds City Transport bus, numbered 192. This was an A.E.C. Regent bus which was built by Charles H. Roe Ltd. and first ran in 1935.
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