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Location - Leeds & District

Duncan Street nos. 7 - 11 (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image1924 On the left of this view is Rawcliffes Ltd at number 7 Duncan Street. This business still occupies the same premises today and remains an outfitters and clothiers, now specialising in school uniforms. Moving right is Duncan Chambers, numbers 9 and 11 Duncan Street. Number 9 is the British and Argentine Meat Co Ltd. Number 11 is Blakey and Co, wallpaper stores. Above these shops on the first floor are the premises of the London and Manchester Assurance Co Ltd. On the right is the Central Market Hotel with McQuat's First Class Bar on the ground floor. This is now Cafe Inseine.
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Duncan Street, Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White image1924 View looks onto the junction of Briggate and Duncan Street. On the left is the premises of A. McConnell and Co, wine and spirit merchants at number 146 and 147 Briggate. Moving right is the Home and Colonial Stores, butchers at number 149 with Walker and Hall Ltd, jewellers, silversmiths and cutlers on the first floor at number 148. This building at the corner of Briggate and Duncan Street is now occupied by the Yorkshire Building Society. Part of the same building but facing onto Duncan Street was Hepworths clothiers and outfitters. At the top of the building is the face of a crying baby in lights with the slogan "Give (baby) its Nestles". Underneath is a sign for Schweppes Ginger Ale. Hepworths was numbers 1 to 3 Duncan Street. Moving right is Milnes, formerly Wraggs Original Pork shop. To the right of the window is a poster offering pies, polony, sausage, home-fed bacon and pure lard. This was number 5 Duncan Street. Number 7 was Rawcliffes Ltd, clothiers. Tram lines are visible in the street along with a policeman on the left.
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Duncan Street, Rawcliffes Ltd (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1970s. View of Rawcliffes Clothiers at no. 7 Duncan Street, taken in the early 1970s. The building, designed by Percy Robinson and completed in 1905, is shown in need of repair with several windows broken. It was later renovated and Rawcliffes continued trading from the same premises, specialising in school uniforms, for a number of years before moving to York Road. The building is currently empty (2006).
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Duncan Street, tram no.536 (City Centre)
Black & White image15th September 1957. View of Duncan Street showing tram no.536 which has just come from Lower Briggate on the way to Halton by route 20, shops visible in the background are Walker & Hall Ltd., jewellers, Reid Bros. Ltd., tailors. Alexandre Ltd., tailors, and Rawcliffes Ltd., clothiers. Tram no.536 is one of the ex-London 'Feltham' trams which came to Leeds in 1950.
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