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Aerial view of Leeds showing the City Station (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view over the city of Leeds showing Leeds City Station in the centre. To the left of it is the River Aire before it flows beneath the railway under the dark arches. In the bottom right-hand corner are the graving docks off the canal basin at Granary Wharf. The bridge over the canal at this point dates from 1841 and is situated at Office Lock next to the old Canal Office. Beyond where the canal and River Aire meet there is Victoria Bridge (right edge, centre) then following the bends of the river towards the top, Leeds Bridge is only just visible and in the top corner Crown Point Bridge can be seen clearly. Following the railway line from the top edge various landmarks can be seen. To the left at the top is the huge complex of Quarry Hill Flats, moving down there is Leeds Parish Church of St. Peter, then the dome of the Corn Exchange. To the left of the Corn Exchange is Kirkgate Market fronting Vicar Lane. To the right of the station is the former Tramways Depot on Swinegate. Below that, between Neville Street and the river, is the woollen mill at School Close which, in 1973, became the site of the Dragonara Hotel (now the Leeds Hilton). The line of light buildings across the top left-hand corner are on Eastgate and include Lewis's department store. They were part of Sir Reginald Blomfield's scheme of the 1930's. The grid pattern of streets comprising the city shopping areas can be seen including Vicar Lane, Briggate and Park Row. Wellington Street comes in from the bottom left-hand coner and following the line of it City Square is visible. At the bottom edge traffic is seen in Whitehall Road and the Whitehall Mills Complex.
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Aerial View of Leeds with Refurbished City Square (City Centre)
Black & White image1962 Aerial view of the centre of Leeds. In the top left corner main railway lines and City Station can be seen with the River Aire. The river goes under the railway and emerges to the left of the lines. Just to the right of the railway a white triangle is the new layout for City Square. It has recently been restored to its original size and shape. In the bottom left corner the circular dome of the Corn Exchange is visible. On the right side the Headrow can be seen running from top to bottom.
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Aerial view of railway lines and stations (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view of railway lines and stations. In the centre of the bottom edge is Leeds Corporation Gas Department, and above it the lozenge shape is Holbeck Station (1855-1958). Above the centre, towards the top edge, are the two main railway stations with the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal looping round between. On the left is Leeds Central Station (1848-1967) and on the right is Leeds City Station formed in 1938 on the merger of Leeds Wellington Station and Leeds New Station. Cutting across the bottom left-hand corner is Wellington Road. Next Gelderd Junction on Wellington Road is the Grade II listed circular building, the Round House, opened by the Leeds & Thirsk railway in 1847. In the centre of the left edge is Bean Ing Mill, demolished in the 1960s and now the site of the Yorkshire Post building. The Town Hall is just visible a little way down from the top left edge. Wellington Street runs diagonally across the top left hand corner from the centre of the left edge.
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Aerial View, City Centre (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated, Taken between 1955 and 1962 this is an aerial view of the City Centre. In the top right of the image is the Civic Hall (1933) with its twin pinnacles of white Portland Stone. On the left is the Leeds General Infirmary. In front is the Town Hall (1858) with St George's Church (1838) visible on the far left. In this image the church steeple is intact showing the image was taken before 1962, when the steeple was lost to high winds. From here Park Street leads down to Park Square, a grassed area built between 1788 & 1810. From the right of the Town Hall, Calverley Street leads onto East Parade. At the bottom of the image on the right is Leeds City Station with the rear of the Queen's Hotel (1937) above. Also visible is City Square (1903) bordered by the General Post Office (1896) with the Majestic Cinema (1921), on the left and the Standard Life Assurance Building on the right, demolished in the 1960s.
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Aerial View, City Centre with River Aire and Stations (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1964 This aerial view shows the network of railway lines, roads and waterway links to the south of the City Centre, looking from the Wortley aera. On the extreme left is the line going into Central Station, which was on Wellington Street. Moving right, Whitehall Road with Monk Bridge crossing the River Aire. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal is running alongside this section of the river, with City Station to the right as the river flows under the Dark Arches. The view to the right looks over Holbeck towards Hunslet.
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