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Search Aspect ( Farndale Court )
Location - Leeds & District

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Farndale Court, prior to demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageJanuary 2001. View shows Farndale Court, a block of high-rise flats situated off Farndale Approach, shortly before its demolition which took place in March 2001. This 15-storey, 44 metres high tower block was built in 1966, one of eleven in the area dating back to the 1960s. All but one were demolished in the 2000s. In the foreground is a row of garages and beyond are houses on Brayton Place. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Farndale Court, prior to demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageMarch 2001. View of Farndale Court, a block of high-rise flats situated off Farndale Approach, taken shortly before its demolition in March 2001. Along with the nearby Brayton Grange, it was demolished by a controlled explosion with the button being pressed by Coronation Steet star Elizabeth Dawn (Vera Duckworth). Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Seacroft Mill and Mill Green View, from Ring Road (Seacroft) (Seacroft)
Black & White imagec1967. View looking east from Ring Road (Seacroft) showing the old Seacroft Mill in the foreground w8th its windmill to the left, originally used for grinding corn. The other buildings were also once used as part of a farm; these have since been demolished but the windmill remains, though it has now been incorporated ino a hotel. Behind the mill are houses on Mill Green View, with Mill Green Gardens and Mill Green Close further back. The view looks towards the Swarcliffe estate where tower blocks seen in the background are, from left to right : Farndale Court (with part of Langbar Grange seen behind), Brayton Grange (with Langbar Towers barely visible behind), Ash Tree Grange, Ash Tree Court and Pennwell Croft.
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Sherburn Road, looking towards high-rise flats (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2001. View looking down Sherburn Road showing the junction with Sledmere Croft on the left. The fire station building is at the bottom of the hill, by the junction with Stanks Drive which runs across from left to right. Beyond this a series of high-rise flats dominate the background. These are (from left) Langbar Towers (top just visible), Langbar Grange, Ash Tree Grange, Pennwell Croft, Ash Tree Court, Brayton Grange and Farndale Court. These were all to be demolished at periods within the next 5-6 years, leaving only Sherburn Court (off the picture to the right) still standing. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Sherburn Road, looking towards high-rise flats (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2001. This view looking down Sherburn Road towards Stanks Drive show how the landscape of the Swarcliffe housing estate was previously dominated by a number of blocks of high-rise flats. Six are in view here, namely (from left), Langbar Grange, Ash Tree Grange, Penniwell Croft, Ash Tree Court, Brayton Grange and Farndale Court. All these were to be demolished over the next few years as part of a major regeneration of the area. Houses in the foreground remain, where the junction with Sledmere Croft is on the left. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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