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Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial View, Leeds Bridge (City Centre) (15 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This photo possibly dates from the 1920s, a view from the end of Lower Briggate. The River Aire and waterside can be seen with the bridge towards the left. The road on the left is Hunslet Road, moving right are Hunslet Lane. The triangular building at the junction of Hunslet Road and Hunslet Lane is Leeds Bridge House.
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Boar Lane (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image10th March 1943. Looking west along Boar Lane from Duncan Street, across the junction of Briggate and Lower Briggate. Tramlines and overhead power cables cross at the junction. The modern frontage of Saxone Shoes is on the right. Next door, on Boar Lane, two men on a trestle are working on the shop frontage. To the left is the Fifty Shilling Tailors. At the top corner of the building is a sign for James Mc Lean, turf commission agents. To the right of the tailors, a hand cart, with lorries, vans and cars on Boar Lane. The Austin lorry in the centre advertises Golden Shred marmalade. Traffic lights, road signs and hand rails are at the junction, which has blackout markings on the curbs. There are many pedestrians on the pavements. Trinity Church is visible above the building on the right.
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Boar Lane, No.1, renovation (City Centre)
Colour imagec1990s. View showing no.1 Boar Lane, at the junction with Lower Briggate, undergoing renovation in the early 1990s. This building, also known as Trevelyan Chambers, was built in the 1860s and designed by Thomas Ambler. It has been occupied by various businesses over the years, including C.J. Hardy & Co, clothiers and outfitters, in the early 20th Century, with James Mclean Ltd, Turf Commission Agents, on the upper floors at the time, Fifty Shilling Tailors in the 1940s, Jet Dry Cleaners and Boar Lane Discount Warehouse in the 1970s. After renovation it would become a hotel and restaurant complex comprising the Marriott Hotel, John T's. Bar and Dyson's Restaurant, with the Sofa Workshop on the ground floor. On the left, also undergoing renovation, is the building formerly occupied by John Dyson, clockmaker and jeweller, which later became a restaurant.
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Boar Lane, tram no.274 (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View looking east along Boar Lane from the junction with Lower Briggate, into which tram no.274 is turning. This is a Dick, Kerr tram dating from 1901 and is bound for Bramley. On the right is the shop of Mrs. Melbourne, costumier, then Holy Trinity Church. After the junction with Trinity Street is the Grand Pygmalion department store, the business of Monteith, Hamilton & Monteith Ltd., on the site which was later occupied by C & A. In the foreground are two policemen.
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Bridge End, drawing by Pete Lapish (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1930. Pencil drawing by Pete Lapish intended to be the basis for a painting, but it was never painted in the end. It shows Bridge End seen from Meadow Lane, looking across Leeds Bridge over the River Aire, and beyond to Lower Briggate where the railway bridge crosses overhead. The spire of Holy Trinity Church is seen in the background. At the bottom left is Allans Ltd., house furnishers, at no. 24 Bridge End. More of Pete Lapish's images can be seen on his website www.petelapish.art
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