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Location - Leeds & District

Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar (Sheepscar) (1 comment)
Black & White image1983. Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar showing E.B. Balmforth Ltd. Leather Manufacturers at number 4 Meanwood Road, the white building in the foreground. On the right, in the foreground, is the former Leeds, Skyrac and Morley Savings Bank at number 183 North Street, at the junction with Meanwood Road. At the top right is the former Kepler Council school which later became known as Roseville County Secondary School and fronts Gledhow Road. The low wide building near the top left edge is UBM Rycroft, Plumbers's and Builder's Merchant in Roseville Avenue. Properties in Roseville Road can be seen a quarter of the way down from the top edge.
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Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar (Sheepscar) (1 comment)
Black & White image1983. Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar. In the foreground the gable end belongs to the Victoria, a Tetley's public house at number 8 Roundhay Road at the junction with Manor Street. (Roundhay Road is in the bottom left-hand corner). At the right edge, with decorative gables is the former Kepler Council School, later to become Roseville County Secondary School and fronting Gledhow Road. On the horizon, in the centre, Kershaw Works is visible at number 200 Harehills Lane. This was the Rank Optics Factory, specialising in Fibre Optic Technology. At the time of this image the factory had closed down with the department of Fibre Optics relocating to Brentwood in Essex. The area is densely packed with red brick terraced streets.
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Aerial view over Harehills with Sheepscar (Sheepscar)
Black & White image1983. Aerial view over Harehills from Sheepscar. The line of Roseville Road can be seen, just up from the bottom edge. The large building at the right edge with decorative gables is the former Kepler Council School which fronts Gledhow Road and later became Roseville County Secondary School. Another school with decorative gables is visible towards the left, just under halfway down. This is the former Gipton Board School built in 1897 and fronting Harehills Road. Harehills Lane runs horizontally along the top edge and in the centre Kershaw Works can be seen, the Rank Optics Factory at number 200. At the time of this photograph, the factory, which specialised in the technology of Fibre Optics, had recently closed and relocated to Brentwood in Essex.
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Blenheim County Secondary School (Woodhouse) (9 comments)
Black & White imageSummer 1955. Sketch by D. Lister depicting Blenheim County Secondary School located in Blenheim Walk. The school became a secondary modern school c1952. Alterations were made to the building in 1955 in order to erect new form rooms on the top floor and to transform the ground floor into wood and metal workshops. Previously, pupils had attended Quarry Mount centre to study these subjects. 'Inside sanitation' was also to be provided to improve facilities for the boys.
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Blenheim County Secondary School, new library (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageSummer 1955. Image shows pupils of Blenheim County Secondary School in Blenheim Walk in the recently converted school library. There are a number of tables for reading and study and two boys are engrossed in a game of chess. The library contained around 1600 books and half of these were non-fiction. Sporting trophies, including a shield, are on display on top of the shelving.
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