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Aerial View, Inner Ring Road, Construction (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Image shows an aerial view of the City Centre. On the left of the roundabout a multi-storey building is under construction on Park Lane with the former clothing factory owned by Sir John Barren behind. On the right is the new Inner Ring Road built in the mid 1960s under construction. Today Clarendon Wing is built over the tunnel. On the right of the roundabout is Brotherton House the former Police HQ while directly above is Headrow clothes, now demolished. Near the top on the far right can be seen the Civic Hall and the original Mandela Gardens with the Town Hall below and the grassed area of Park Square further down. Below the roundabout is a carpark, now the site of the International Pool. The roundabout itself has been replaced by the Leeds Inner Ring Road and Westgate Point.
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Aerial View, Merrion Centre, Under Construction (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, In the centre of the image is the Merrion Centre under construction in the early 1960s. The shopping centre and multi-storey are semi-built as is the carpark behind. However the site where Morrisons and Merrion House exist today has yet to be raised. Visible in the foreground is the white multi-storey building housing Kitson College, now the Leeds College of Technology. On the right of this is the College of Art, the Civic Theatre and the Central Higher Grade School on Woodhouse Lane with its flat roof, once used as a school yard. In the distance is Little London.
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Aerial View, Merrion Centre, Under Construction (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, In the centre of the image is the Merrion shopping centre with a large carpark building immediately behind. Taken in the early 1960s construction, the site for Merrion House and Morrisons on the left have still to be raised. Visible on the left is a large white multi-storey building housing Kitson College, now the Leeds College of Art and the Civic Theatre. Also visible is the Central Higher Grade School on Woodhouse Lane with its flat roof, once used as a school yard. In the distance is Little London.
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Aerial View, North West (City Centre) (9 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, View shows in the distance the spire of Emmanuel Church (1880), the Parkinson Building tower (1951) and the Trinity Church spire (1902). In the foreground on the far left are the twin domes of Thoresby Girls High School (1900), The College of Art (1902) and Leeds Boys Central High School (1889) with the playground on the roof. The road is Woodhouse Lane with the county garage and carpark on the right soon to become the site of Merrion Centre. The tower in the foreground is number 48 Woodhouse Lane the Herbert W. Poole boot and shoe makers. The chimneys in the background belong to the providence clothing works.
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Aerial View, Yeadon (Yeadon) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Possibly 1950s. View of the Well Hill, Ivegate area of Yeadon before demolition and rebuilding took place. In the top left corner, coming down to the left side is The Steep (Town Street) which is then Kirk Lane. Ivegate runs from the right of The Steep, the first junction in the top left corner, round to join Harper Lane, forming a 'u' shape. Brooklands Crescent and Brooklands Drive, South View School are in the top right corner. The Old Dog mill is in the bottom left corner.
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