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Canal Basin, Granary Wharf (City Centre)
Colour imageJune 2010. Image shows the Canal Basin at Granary Wharf, looking east towards River Lock and Victoria Bridge. On the left is the construction site of two residential buildings and a hotel. At the left edge is the site of Candle House, a 21 storey cylindrical residential tower, built in red brick and containing 160 apartments. It opened in 2010 and is named after the former tallow warehouses that once occupied the site. In the top left-hand corner is the City Inn Hotel, now called the Mint Hotel, with 333 rooms. It opened here in the July of 2009. Behind it is the other new residential block, Wateman's Place, with 121 apartments, which was completed in 2009. On the ground floor of both residential buildings there is space reserved for retail units and restaurants. This new development, by Isis, is located near the entrances to the nineteenth century dark arches built under City Station. The white building adjacent to Victoria Bridge is the Royal Bank of Scotland. Quayside House is on the right, where independent investment management company, Rensburg Sheppard is based.
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East Street Mill Chimney (City Centre)
Colour image5th March, 2015. Picture of the chimney that was once part of "The East Street Woollen Mill", and which is now a 'Listed Monument'. Flax spinner, Moses Atkinson originally leased the mill but purchased it c1825. It was then rebuilt and extended over the years but the existing buildings are marked on the map of 1847. The brick chimney sits within the surrounding modern development of apartments. Of these are Bridgewater Place in the background, left of the chimney, and the circular, brick-built 23 storey Candle House (2009)in the background, right, located at Granary Wharf. Bridgewater Place is currently the tallest building in Leeds, with 30 storeys above ground, and was built in 2007. Also in the background two of the 19th century italianate towers at Tower Works in Holbeck are visible. Work is shortly to commence on Tower Works (January 2016) to create a mixed-use development of offices and residential with the towers as a focal point. The photograph was taken from Ellerby Road on Thursday 5th March, 2015, courtesy of Graham A. Schofield.
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Granary Wharf, Candle House (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour image2010. View shows the almost complete Candle House apartments, part of the Granary Wharf development by Isis Waterside Regeneration. Designed by Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher Ltd., this 23 storey cylindrical brick tower contains 160 flats as well as retail space on the ground floor, and also features a unique roof garden on the top. It reaches a total height of 75 metres. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Granary Wharf, Candle House (City Centre)
Colour image2010. View shows the finishing touches being added to Candle House, the 75-metre high block of flats which forms part of the Granary Wharf redevelopment. This 23-storey cylindrical brick tower by architects Carey Jones Chapman Tolcher Ltd. features a facade which twists at four-storey intervals and inludes a roof garden on the top floor. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Granary Wharf, Candle House and City Inn Hotel, construction (City Centre)
Colour imageApril 2009. View shows two of the buildings of the Granary Wharf redevelopment project by Isis Waterside Regeneration. In the centre, the Candle House apartments are in the final stages of construction, while on the left the City Inn Hotel appears to be just about complete. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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