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Search Aspect ( Ebor Gardens )
Location - Leeds & District

Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Black & White image1963. Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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Boyles' Quarry. (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated. View from Boyles' Quarry. J & C. Boyle Ltd. Was a brick manufacturing company. The area was cleared of the surrounding red brick terraced streets in the 1950s and the new Ebor Gardens estate sprang up. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts' Works from Boyles' Quarry. (Burmantofts)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Burmantofts' Works with smoking chimneys, the Leeds Fireclay Company Ltd. It closed in 1957 to be demolished and replaced with the Ebor Gardens housing estate. The red brick terraced streets seen here were all in the process of being cleared at the time of this image. Photograph courtesy of Terry Cryer.
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Burmantofts, aerial view (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Aerial view of Burmantofts showing the Ebor Gardens housing estate in the foreground, between York Road at the bottom and Burmantofts Street, with Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive running through the estate. Burmantofts Street becomes Beckett Street towards the right, with Nippet Lane leading off below to the right and Lincoln Green Road upwards towards the left. Tower blocks are seen in the middle distance including the three blocks of Cromwell Heights on the left. In the far distance are Little London and Sheepscar to the left and Harehills to the right, with Roundhay Road running upwards towards the top centre.
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East Leeds, aerial view (York Road) (1 comment)
Black & White imageApril 1966. Aerial view to the east of the city centre showing Richmond Hill at the bottom, Burmantofts in the centre and Harehills in the distance. York Road runs across the centre from left to right, joined by Upper Accommodation Road from the bottom centre and Pontefract Lane from the bottom right. The Ebor Gardens housing estate is seen just above York Road in the centre. Burmantofts Street leads off from York Road on the left, from the junction with New York Road and Marsh Lane, and becomes Beckett Street further up, passing St. James's Hospital and Beckett Street Cemetery towards the top centre. Saxton Gardens flats are seen on the bottom left.
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