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Search Aspect (City of Leeds Training College )
Location - Leeds & District

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Beckett Park, main building (Headingley) (1 comment)
Black & White imageDecember 1946. View of the main building of the City of Leeds Training College opened in 1913. Formerly owned by the Beckett family it was sold to the City of Leeds in 1908. It became Beckett's Park Hospital during the First World War but had resumed the teacher training facilities by 1926. In 1933 the Carnegie UK Trust set up a men's PE College which became part of the College of Education and is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University.
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City of Leeds Training College (Headingley)
Black & White image1920s. View from one of the women's study bedrooms at City of Leeds Training College. Beyond the trees cam be seen the James Graham building, as it is now know, and in the foreground is the large lawned area known as The Acre. The college was established in 1907 for the training of teachers, and is now part of Leeds Beckett University.
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City of Leeds Training College, 1922 (Headingley)
Black & White image1922. Pictured is Marjorie Barber, a student at City of Leeds Training College, in the winter of 1922. Behind her can be seen the James Graham building, as it is now named, built in 1911 and designed by architect GW Atkinson, and now Grade II listed. To the left can be seen the large central area of lawn known as The Acre.
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City of Leeds Training College, Beckett Park (Headingley)
Black & White imageUndated, View shows one of the halls of residence at Beckett Park Teaching Training College which is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University.
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City of Leeds Training College, Beckett Park (Headingley) (7 comments)
Colour imageUndated, Watercolour view of Beckett Park Teacher Training College which opened in 1913. On the left edge is New Grange, the oldest part of the site. Beckett Park was sold to Leeds Corporation in 1908 by Ernest Beckett Second Lord Grimthorpe. Building work soon commenced and by 1913 the rest of the buildings, including seven halls of residence, were completed in time for the official opening.
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