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Caedmon and Leighton Halls, Training College, postcard (Headingley)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard showing the Caedmon and Leighton Halls at Leeds Training College, Beckett Park. These were halls of residence for girls at this mixed teaching training college. The college later became part of City of Leeds Carnegie College and then Leeds Polytechnic; now (2011) it is part of Leeds Metropolitan University.
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City of Leeds College of Education, Beckett Park (Headingley) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view of the City of Leeds College of Education, Beckett Park. This estate was sold to Leeds City Council 1908, and the large, mixed City of Leeds College of Education opened on the site in 1912 comprising ten buildings. It was used as a hospital during the first World War, then reverted to former use. In 1933 a further building was constructed on the site by the Carnegie Trust and opened as Carnegie College of Physical Education. The two institutions were merged in 1968 to form the City of Leeds Carnegie College. The college merged again with Leeds Polytechnic in 1976. Leeds Polytechnic was granted University status in the September of 1992 and became known as Leeds Metropolitan University. This 94 acre site is now part the Headingley Campus of Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Leeds Training College, postcard (Headingley) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec1914. Postcard with a postmark 15th May 1914 showing views of Leeds Training College at Beckett Park. This teacher training college had recently opened (1913) but was soon to be taken over as a military hospital during the First World War. Later part of the City of Leeds Carnegie College then Leeds Polytechnic, it is now (2011) a campus of Leeds Metropolitan University. As well as the main teaching block (top centre), there are views of several halls of residence : Macaulay Hall, Priestley Hall, Bronte Hall, Leighton Hall and Caedmon Hall.
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Macaulay Hall & Priestley Hall, Leeds Training College, postcard (Headingley)
Colour imageUndated. Colour-tinted postcard showing the Macaulay Hall and Priestley Hall residences of Leeds Training College. Also known as Beckett Park Teacher Training College, it was set in extensive grounds that were formerly the Kirkstall Grange estate of the Beckett family, before being sold to Leeds council in 1908. In 1933 the Carnegie College of Physical Education opened on the site; the two colleges merged in 1968 to form the City of Leeds Carnegie College. This merged with Leeds Polytechnic in 1976, which became Leeds Metropolitan University in 1992.
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Military Hospital, Beckett Park, postcard (Headingley)
Black & White imageUndated. This postcard entitled 'Military Hospital, Beckett Park, Leeds' presumably dates from the era of the First World War, during which time it was occupied by the 2nd Northern General Hospital. Just prior to the war it had opened up as the Leeds Training College for teachers, to which purpose it reverted back after the war. Since then, apart from a spell during the Second World War when it was used to treat the Dunkirk wounded, it has remained an educational establishment, though under different names, including the City of Leeds Carnegie College, Leeds Polytechnic and now Leeds Metropolitan University.
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