|||Cottingley Heights and Towers, looking north-east (Cottingley)
Looking north-east at the high-rise flats of Cottingley Heights, left, and Cottingley Towers, believed to be the tallest blocks of flats in Leeds. Opened in 1972 they are 220 feet high with twenty-five storeys. At the foot of these with white pyramid roofs is the shopping complex built to serve the new Cottingley estate, including a post office, fish and chip shop, launderette and the Sphinx public house. To the left is part of Cottingley Primary School.
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|||Cottingley, long-distance view from Crow Nest Lane (Cottingley) (3 comments)
Long-distance view looking south-west over to Cottingley from Crow Nest Lane. On the right, a footbridge is seen crossing the railway line, while on the left is Sulzers engineering factory. Beyond these, running from left to right across the middle is Ring Road Beeston, with Cottingley Drive leading off up towards the top of the photo. To the right of Cottingley Drive are the tower blocks of Cottingley Heights and Cottingley Towers, reputed to be the tallest flats in Leeds, while to the left is the Cottingley Housing Estate built in the early 1970s.
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|||Cottingley, long-distance view from railway line (Cottingley) (2 comments)
Long-distance view looking towards Cottingley from the railway line beside the disused Beeston station. The tower blocks of Cottingley Heights and Cottingley Towers, reputedly the tallest flats in Leeds, stand out. They are surrounded by different stages of housing development: on the left the pre-fabs built in the late 1940s as a temporary solution to a housing shortage, and on the right Phase One of the new houses which would eventually replace them all. The whole development was built on the site of the old Cottingley Hall Estate following the demolition of Cottingley Hall Farm in 1947.
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|||Dulverton Green, looking north-west (Cottingley)
View of Dulverton Green looking north-west towards the flats of Cottingley Towers and Cottingley Heights. On the left is the edge of no.17, behind this no.29 and facing the camera to the right nos.39-45. The trees just visible beyond the rooftops are reputed to be original trees from Cottingley Hall's walled garden.
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|||Dulverton Grove and Dulverton Place, houses under construction (Cottingley)
View showing building work in progress on houses on Dulverton Place, with the tower blocks of Cottingley Towers in the background. Various building materials can be seen.
Taken between 1971 and 1973.
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