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Search Aspect (LEEDS INTERNATIONAL POOL )
Location - Leeds & District

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Inner Ring Road, looking towards International Pool (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour imagec1967. View looking south along the recently built Inner Ring Road from the footbridge by St. George's Church, looking towards Leeds International Pool on Westgate, also recently built, in the centre. To the left is Bainbro House, the factory of Roper & Bainbridge Ltd., clothing manufacturers, on Park Lane while just visible on the right is part of John Barran & Sons Ltd., another clothing manufacturer, situated on Chorley Lane.
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International Pool, Westgate (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1970-73. View shows Leeds International Pool at Westgate. Designed by John Poulson, it opened on 23rd September 1967, featuring a 50 metre long pool. It closed in October 2007 and was replaced by a new Aquatics Centre at the John Charles Centre for Sport. The International Pool was subsequently demolished in 2009.
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Leeds International Pool, Construction, Westgate (City Centre)
Black & White image1967 The new International Pool at Westgate is under construction in this photograph. It was designed by the architect John Poulson, who was at the centre of a scandal in the 1970s. The building was an innovative design incorporating concrete and large expanses of glazing with in lightweight framework of steel.
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Leeds International Pool, Construction, Westgate (City Centre)
Black & White image1967. Image shows the Leeds International Pool in the process of construction in the 1960s. The architect was John Poulson and it opened in 1967. The construction incorporated a concrete base and a lightweight steel frame and glazed pool hall.
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Leeds International Pool, Construction, Westgate (City Centre)
Black & White image1967. View of work in progress on the new International pool at Westgate. It was designed by the architect, John Poulson, and opened on 23rd September 1967.
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Leeds International Pool, Construction, Westgate (City Centre)
Black & White image1967. Building work is in progress on the International Swimming Pool designed in the 1960s by John Poulson. It was an innovative building with a concrete base and lightweight street frame.
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Leeds International Pool, from Westgate Roundabout (City Centre)
Colour imagec1967. View of Leeds International Pool on Westgate, seen from Westgate Roundabout, probably taken shortly after its completion. The swimming pool, designed by John Poulson, opened in September 1967. It has since been demolished after closing in October 2007.
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Leeds International Pool, Westgate (City Centre) (5 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. C1970s view of Leeds International Pool on Westgate. Designed by John Poulson, the pool opened on 23rd September 1967. In the first six months the new swimming facilities were used by 220,000 people. John Poulson, the architect, was later involved in a scandal which made the headlines. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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