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Search Aspect (YORK ROAD )
Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial view of Wetherby showing junction of York Road with Deighton Road (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Wetherby showing the junction of York Road with Deighton Road, towards the bottom left. Blocks of flats can be seen at the junction, including Fairview House. The three roads which join York Road from the bottom edge are, from the left, School Road, Hallfield Lane and hall Orchards Avenue. The curve of Wetherby By-Pass sweeps round above the centre at the right edge.
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Aerial view of Wetherby showing Deighton Road at the junction with York Road (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Wetherby showing Deighton Road, across the image, at the junction with York Road, off to the bottom right. Several blocks of flats are visible at the junction, including Fairview House. Left of the Junction the road becomes North Street. The car park for the Horsefair Centre can be seen towards the bottom, left. Wetherby High School is at the bottom edge.
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Aerial view of Wetherby showing Wetherby By-Pass (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view of Wetherby showing Wetherby By-Pass at the right hand side and across the centre. York Road runs across horizontally and the flyover is visible at the right edge. The straight road running up from the bottom edge is Hallfield Lane and York Road Industrial Estate can be seen beyond the junction with York Road. St. James C of E School is close to the bottom left hand corner.
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Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Black & White image1963. Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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Aerial View showing Wetherby By-Pass and the edge of Wetherby Race Course (Wetherby)
Colour image1988. Aerial view showing Wetherby By-Pass at the edge of Wetherby Race Course at the right hand side. The York Road flyover can be seen. Running straight across from the left edge and then at right angles to the north is Hallfield Lane, Streets of properties include Meyrick Avenue, Hall Orchards Avenue and Freemans Way. Wetherby High School is to the left edge, and St. Jame's C of E. School is left of centre. In the centre, at the bottom, is the cemetery.
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Aerial View York Road (Burmantofts) (14 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. This view looks N/E across York Road towards Harehills. There are several cars and trucks driving along the road. Along the centre of the road can be seen a double row of tram lines. There are factories beside the road including Smiths crisps and Wolf electric tools. Houses can be seen at top and bottom.
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Aerial View, Burmantofts Street (Burmantofts) (4 comments)
Black & White image1963 This aerial view shows a mixture of old and new, with tracks of waste ground which had previously been the site of hundreds of back-to-back houses. Richmond Hill is in the foreground, with York Road running from left to right just below the centre. On the left side is the junction with Burmantofts Street which runs at an angle towards the right. St James's Hospital is here (now Beckett Street) a new white building stands out. Opposite is a wooded area which is Beckett Street Cemetery. In the centre of the photo is the new Ebor estate.
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Aerial View, East Leeds from Burmantofts (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated, Aerial photo taken around the early 1960s. Looking from the Mabgate/Burmantofts area across new Ebor estate to Torre Road. Burmantofts Pottery is seen on the left of Torre Road. York Road is on the right with Richmond Hill and East End Park areas. Temple Newsam can be seen in the distance with open countryside beyond.
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Aerial View, Ebor Estate, York Road (Burmantofts) (3 comments)
Black & White image1963 This aerial view shows the new Ebor estate, between York Road (middle left to bottom right) and Burmantofts Street (centre). Slum clearance programmes had been implemented and many of the streets have been demolished. On the left in the centre a part of Quarry Hill flats can be seen. The upper section of the photo shows building of the Lincoln Green estate has begun, with Mabgate and Sheepscar in the distance.
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Aerial View, Ebor Estate, York Road (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White image14th September 1962 This aerial view looks down York Road towards the Woodpecker junction and Burmantofts Street. To the right of York Road is the newly built Ebor Estate.
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Aerial View, North Parkway, York Road, Brooklands Avenue (Seacroft) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, This aerial view of Seacroft dates from the mid 1960s. North Parkway runs from the centre of the top right corner where York Road runs diagonally across. Below this is an area where Seacroft town centre is under construction. Brooklands Avenue runs from here to the bottom right corner.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (86 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View looks from the south-west onto Quarry Hill Flats. Towards the left are two roundabouts connected by Eastgate. New York Road runs along the top edge of the flats past St Mary's Church and St Patrick's Church situated in the centre just above the flats. From the junction York Road runs to the right edge. St Peter's Street runs across the foreground with the centre of the bottom edge. Marsh Lane and the railway line are on the right.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (City Centre) (6 comments)
Black & White image30th July 1951 View looking south-east across the Quarry Hill Flats complex. New York Road runs from the left edge diagonally across to the bottom right corner crossing a roundabout in front of the Neilson Entrance to the flats. Mabgate and Regent Street also run from left to meet here with Eastgate continuing to the right. The Eastgate roundabout with its central filling station can be seen on the right which gave access to the Oastler block which is 'C' shaped. St Peter's Street then runs to the top edge.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (8 comments)
Black & White image1st August 1946 View show Quarry Hill Flats looking in the direction of the City Centre. On the left, in the background, Eastgate moving back to the Headrow is visible. Eastgate runs to the 'C' shaped Oastler House block. Almost parallel to this on the right is New York Road running to the bottom right corner. Marsh Lane can be seen in the foreground from left to right. The Marsh Lane Goods Station and viaduct are visible in the bottom left corner.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats (Quarry Hill) (19 comments)
Black & White image4th August 1939 View looks onto Quarry Hill Flats. New York Road runs from the top edge to the bottom right corner with Marsh Lane visible in the foreground. The flats consisted of 13 'houses', each being named after a Leeds worthy. These were: Adelaide Neilsen, actress, b. St. Peter's Square,1848; Richard Oastler, social reformer, b. St. Peter's Square 1789; Joseph Priestley, unitarian minister at Leeds, 1767; James Kitson, founder of Hunslet engine co.; Sir Charles Lupton, Lord Mayor of Leeds 1915; Joseph Rhodes, painter and founder of an art school in Leeds; Sir John Savile, 1st alderman in Leeds, 1626; Ralph Thoresby, 18th century historian; Griffith Wright, founder of the Leeds Intelligencer, 1754; Jackson - several Yorkshire Jacksons, including an antiquarian and a musician, not known which one; Victoria - after Queen Victoria, and finally York, after the House of York. The long curved block in the upper left was Oastler House with Thoresby and Victoria Houses making up the smaller 'L' shape and York and Wright Houses, the larger. The small curved block of Kitson House is on the lower right.
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Aerial View, Seacroft Ring Road, York Road (Seacroft) (2 comments)
Black & White image1964 York Road can be seen in the top left of this view. The Seacroft Ring Road, which is under construction, runs diagonally across to the bottom right corner. Below the Ring Road to the left, the Hansby estate is visible.
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Aerial View, The Headrow, Quarry Hill (City Centre)
Black & White image1938 View looks in an easterly direction along The Headrow towards Quarry Hill flats where the main entrance block of Oastler House is under construction. To the right of the flats is New York Road with Eastgate roundabout directly in front. Eastgate runs down the centre of the view before becoming The Headrow after the junction with Vicar Lane. The Headrow then continues towards the bottom right corner passing the newly completed Lewis's department store and the Leeds Permanent Building Society with the Municipal Buildings and the Town Hall below. The Civic Hall and Leeds General Infirmary are in the bottom left hand corner of the photograph. Part of the River Aire is just visible in the top right corner.
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Aerial View, York Road, Baileys Lane, Ring Road (Seacroft) (3 comments)
Black & White image1964 In the top right hand corner of this view, the Seacroft Ring Road which is under construction, can be seen. York Road runs from the top edge and curves round to the right edge. In the centre left of this view, The Green is visible. Below this is Baileys Lane, then St James' C. of E. Church. St James Approach runs from the bottom left edge to join York Road in the centre.
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Aerial View, York Road, North Parkway, Baileys Lane (Seacroft)
Black & White image1964 York Road runs from the centre of the top edge of this view to the centre of the right edge. Two blocks of flats, Seacroft Gate, can be seen on either side of the road, this is at the junction of York Road and North Parkway which runs from the left edge. Below North Parkway is an area under construction where Seacroft town centre now stands. Baileys Lane runs from left to right with Brooklands Avenue. Above Baileys Lane on the right, The Green is visible.
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Agnes Stewart Church of England School (Burmantofts) (11 comments)
Colour image29th October 1999 Here we see the Agnes Stewart Church of England School at the junction of Burmantofts and Rider Streets, which are just off the York Road. The prominent Crucifix belongs to St Patrick's Roman Catholic Church.
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