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Search Aspect ( Gaumont Cinema )
Location - Leeds & District

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Civic Hall Annexe , looking towards Portland Crescent (City Centre)
Colour image1999. Fencing has arrived and is in the process of being erected around the Civic Hall Annexe, shortly to be demolished. The Annexe stood from 1969 to 1999 and provided 28,000 square feet of office space for departments of Leeds City Council. The multi-storey building in the background is Leeds College of Technology in Woodhouse Lane. Built in red brick is the rear of the former Gaumont Cinema, now the Creation Nightclub. It was originally built as the Coliseum Theatre and Concert Hall to designs by William Bakewell in 1885. The elaborate frontage is on Cookridge Street. Cars are Parked in Portland Crescent.
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Civic Hall Annexe, Portland Way (City Centre)
Colour image1999. View shows the Civic Hall Annexe (1969-1999) looking from Portland Way. The area, including the car park has been fenced off as demolition ff the Annexe was shortly to take place. For years, Council employees had used the glass walkway to move between the Annexe and the Civic Hall, seen right. In the background, the red brick building is the rear of the Gaumont Cinema in Cookridge Street. Leeds College of Technology is the multi-storey building, right of centre.
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Civic Hall Annexe, from Portland Way (City Centre)
Colour image1999. View of the pre-cast concrete annexe to the Civic Hall from Portland Way (foreground). The area has been fenced off in preparation for demolition of the thirty year old office block. On the far right the bridge is visible which gave undercover access to the Civic Hall. To the right, part of the multi-storey Leeds College of Technology is visible and, at the right edge, the red brick Gaumont Cinema can be seen from the rear, backing on to Portland Crescent. The frontage is on Cookridge Street.
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Civic Hall Annexe, from the Courtyard (City Centre)
Colour image1999. This view is taken from the courtyard at the rear of the Civic Hall, foreground. It shows the Civic Hall Annexe, a 1960s structure shortly to be demolished. The bridge at first floor level connects the Annexe to the Civic Hall, far right. In the background, cars are parked in Portland Crescent, while Leeds College of Technology is visible above the bridge.
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Civic Hall Courtyard, looking towards Portland Crescent (City Centre)
Colour image1999. View from the Civic Hall Courtyard looking towards Portland Crescent. It is paved in stone setts surrounding a circular flower bed planted with summer bedding. The entrance to the rear of the Civic Hall is off camera, right. Wagons have arrived to deliver heavy metal fencing for screening the area off to the public prior to demolition of the Civic Hall Annexe, left. Built in 1969, the Annexe had stood for thirty years as office accommodation for Council employees. The glass bridge at first floor level gave access to the Civic Hall. The building on many storeys in the background is Leeds College of Technology on Woodhouse Lane, later to become part of Leeds City College. The red brick gable end is the rear of the Gaumont Cinema in Cookridge Street, now Creation Night Club. At the right edge is the rear of the Civic Hall, built in Portland Stone in 1933. Cars are parked in Portland Crescent.
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