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Conway Street, looking towards Harehills Road (Harehills)
Colour image1970s. Photograph from the 1970s showing Conway Street on a snowy winter's day. The view looks towards Harehills Lane with the caretaker's house of Harehills County Secondary School, later Harehills Middle School, halfway down on the left. The school itself is mostly hidden behind. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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Gipton Board School, Harehills Road (Harehills) (43 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows Gipton Board School, situated between Conway Street (left) and Conway Mount, fronting onto Harehills Road. It opened on 14th October 1897. The school was later known as Gipton Council School then around the late 1950s it became Harehills County Secondary School. Finally in the 1970s it became Harehills Middle before closing its doors as a school c1992. The Grade II listed building was then closed for a number of years and left to fall into dereliction before being redeveloped and reopening in 2008 as the Shine Business Centre, a local community initiative offering facilities for small and start-up businesses, social enterprises and the arts.
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Harehills County Secondary School (Harehills) (4 comments)
Black & White image1961. View of Harehills County Secondary School AKA Harehills Middle School in the 1970s. The school situated between Conway Street and Conway Mount and fronting Harehills Road, opened on 14th October 1897 as Gipton Board School. Conway Street is visible on the left. Nearest the camera is the boys' section with the entrance at the right edge. The entrance to the girls' section is seen behind the three parked cars. Nowadays the building is occupied by the office, conference and events centre, 'Shine' which offers facilities, advice and support for new businesses in the local community.
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Harehills County Secondary School, (originally Gipton Board School) (Harehills)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Harehills County Secondary School which opened on 14th October 1897 as Gipton Board School. It fronted Harehills Road and was situated between Conway Street and Conway Mount. The building is now converted to a business centre known as 'Shine'.
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Harehills Road, Conway Street Junction (Harehills) (7 comments)
Black & White image31st December 1940. View of Harehills Road showing the junctions with Conway Street (right) and Back Conway Street (left). Advertising hoardings are seen at the bottom of the terrace of houses in between. The advertising space is managed by Sheldon's Ltd. and posters include Vaseline Hair Tonic, Wills Gold Flake cigarettes, Marmite, Ideal Milk and Guinness. There is also a poster for the Grand Theatre which is showing the pantomime Jack and Jill. On the left is number 91 Harehills Road, Arthur Shipley, sweets and tobacco.
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