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Search Aspect ( Marlborough Towers )
Location - Leeds & District

City Centre, aerial view, looking west (City Centre)
Colour image1974. Aerial view looking over the west end of the city centre. The Town Hall occupies a prominent position in the centre of the photograph, with the Municipal Buildings and Art Gallery in front. The Headrow runs diagonally upwards from the bottom left, while Cookridge Street runs from left to right across the foreground. The tower of St. Anne's Cathedral is at the bottom right corner. In the background, Marlborough Towers can be seen in the centre.
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City Centre, aerial view, looking west (City Centre)
Colour image1974. Aerial view looking west from the city centre. The Town Hall is on the left, with the rooftops of the Municipal Buildings (housing the Central Library and at the time the City Museum) seen in front. Behind the Town Hall to the left is Brotherton House, then the headquarters of Leeds City Police, while further back in the centre of the picture are the high rise flats of Marlborough Towers. Great George Street runs up from the bottom towards the right, while Portland Street is further to the right. In the distance on the far right are the two chimneys of Kirkstall Power Station.
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Inner Ring Road, looking east towards Westgate (City Centre)
Colour imageEarly 1975. View looking east towards Westgate from the Yorkshire Post building which is visible on the right. Marlborough Towers is in the background. At this time Stage 3 of the Inner Ring Road, the section between Westgate and Wellington Road, was nearing completion.
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Inner Ring Road, North Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image22nd November 1965 Image shows the construction of a tunnel section of the Inner Ring Road built in the 1960s. In the background is a large factory which is now the Joseph's Well building (recently closed)and beyond it is Marlborough Towers. Corrections have been made to this description (Jan 2016) thanks to our contributions from our commenters.
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Lord Mayor's Parade, float (City Centre)
Colour image1974. View shows a decorated float with musicians on board taking part in the first annual Lord Mayor's Parade, held in 1974. The float is passing the gardens in front of Oxford Place Chapel, with the Rates Office at 40 Park Lane visible behind and Marlborough Towers in the background on the left. The parade, which set off from Woodhouse Moor, travelled through the city centre before ending up at the Civic Hall to be greeted by the Lord Mayor.
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