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7th Lord Mayor's Annual Parade, Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.' (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image21st June 1980. Image shows proud members of Lewis's 'Fells Wargo Railway Co.'(A humorous play on words with reference to 'Wells Fargo', of course). They pose in their colourful costumes in front of the spectacular decorated steam engine of the American West. This was Lewis's entry to the 7th Lord Mayor's Parade for which it won Best Overall Entry. It took over 20,000 ribbon parcel bows to decorate the float. Four female staff are dressed as saloon girls complete with buttoned boots and Ostrich feather headdresses. There is a cowboy in the centre and the two North American indians are Neil Malloch, left, and Simon Riley, right, both from the Display Department of Lewis's on the Headrow. The Parade set off from Woodhouse Moor, seen here, then went down Woodhouse Lane, then Merrion Street and Vicar Lane, into Briggate then the Headrow, on to Calverley Street, past the Civic Hall to salute the Lord Mayor and finally returned to Woodhouse Moor.
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Aerial View, North (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, View showing Merrion Street in the bottom left of the image. The Tudor style building is St John's House with the tower of St John's Church (1634) on the right and Trafalgar Street's Heatona House just visible behind. On the right is the arch of the Grand Theatre (1878) with flanking spires and the Tower of St Patricks Roman Catholic Church (1891) Marsh Lane in the distance. The exit and roof visible in the foreground that the photographer is stood on belong to Lewis's general drapers, tailors, boot makers, hatters, hosiers, outfitters, silk mercers and bankers.
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Aerial View, North West (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated, View of Rockingham Street roundabout with the Rockingham Arms public house on the corner behind. The houses behind are Grove Terrace and the factories are Grove Works and Elmwood Mills where clothing was manufactured. The round roof in the distance on the right is Brunswick Methodist Church. The white buildings in the foreground on the right are on Merrion Street now demolished and the site of Fairfax House. Behind are warehouses and factory.
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Albion Brewery Yard (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image28th October 1937. Situated at the junction of Woodhouse Lane and Merrion Street, former Albion Brewery premises. On the left property used by H. Nendrick, Decorator. Some residential property is also visible. Albion Brewery had opened in 1897 and closed in 1933, the buildings were demolished in 1939 and the site is now part of the Merrion Centre.
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Albion Street, construction site of Dudley House, from Merrion Street (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1970-72. View looking from Merrion Street onto the junction with Woodhouse Lane and Albion Street showing the construction site of Dudley House, to be a 16-storey office block, completed in 1972. It would be redeveloped in 2001 as mixed use development K2 including residential apartments. In the background are (from left) the United Institute for the Blind and Deaf and Dumb, a warehouse, the Town Hall Tower, St. Anne's Cathedral and on the far right, Thoresby High School for Girls on Great George Street.
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