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Aerial view of Leeds showing the City Station (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view over the city of Leeds showing Leeds City Station in the centre. To the left of it is the River Aire before it flows beneath the railway under the dark arches. In the bottom right-hand corner are the graving docks off the canal basin at Granary Wharf. The bridge over the canal at this point dates from 1841 and is situated at Office Lock next to the old Canal Office. Beyond where the canal and River Aire meet there is Victoria Bridge (right edge, centre) then following the bends of the river towards the top, Leeds Bridge is only just visible and in the top corner Crown Point Bridge can be seen clearly. Following the railway line from the top edge various landmarks can be seen. To the left at the top is the huge complex of Quarry Hill Flats, moving down there is Leeds Parish Church of St. Peter, then the dome of the Corn Exchange. To the left of the Corn Exchange is Kirkgate Market fronting Vicar Lane. To the right of the station is the former Tramways Depot on Swinegate. Below that, between Neville Street and the river, is the woollen mill at School Close which, in 1973, became the site of the Dragonara Hotel (now the Leeds Hilton). The line of light buildings across the top left-hand corner are on Eastgate and include Lewis's department store. They were part of Sir Reginald Blomfield's scheme of the 1930's. The grid pattern of streets comprising the city shopping areas can be seen including Vicar Lane, Briggate and Park Row. Wellington Street comes in from the bottom left-hand coner and following the line of it City Square is visible. At the bottom edge traffic is seen in Whitehall Road and the Whitehall Mills Complex.
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Bridgewater Place, from the Dark Arches (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View from underneath one of the Dark Arches at Granary Wharf, looking out across the River Aire towards Bridgewater Place, situated at the corner of Water Lane and Victoria Road. Opened in 2007, this mixed-use development is currently (as of 2012) the tallest building in Leeds at 32 storeys high.
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Canal Basin looking towards Office Lock, watercolour by Pete Lapish (Holbeck)
Colour imageWatercolour painting by Yorkshire artist, Pete Lapish, with a view from the Canal Basin looking in the direction of Office Lock. The bridge (number 226) is very old, dating from 1841, but replaces an earlier one still, from the 1770s. Just over the bridge is Office Lock and the old, single storey canal office, visible behind the green barge. The bridge, the office and the lock are all Grade II listed. The italianate campaniles are also Grade II listed and belong to Tower Works in Globe Road. This was the firm of Harding & Son, makers of needles and steel pins. The area to the right, just off camera, has recently seen new development by Isis, established by British Waterways, with the construction of Candle House, the City Inn Hotel and Waterman's Place . This mixed-use scheme is known collectively as Granary Wharf.
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Canal Basin, Dark Arches, Granary Wharf, Leeds Hilton Hotel (City Centre)
Colour image1999 View looks across the Canal Basin from where the Horbury and Kirkstall Flyboat barges are moored. On the left is the railway viaduct with the Dark Arches of Granary Wharf beneath. City House can be seen in the centre of the background with Leeds Hilton visible on the right.
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Canal Basin, Granary Wharf (City Centre)
Colour imageJune 2010. Image shows the Canal Basin at Granary Wharf, looking east towards River Lock and Victoria Bridge. On the left is the construction site of two residential buildings and a hotel. At the left edge is the site of Candle House, a 21 storey cylindrical residential tower, built in red brick and containing 160 apartments. It opened in 2010 and is named after the former tallow warehouses that once occupied the site. In the top left-hand corner is the City Inn Hotel, now called the Mint Hotel, with 333 rooms. It opened here in the July of 2009. Behind it is the other new residential block, Wateman's Place, with 121 apartments, which was completed in 2009. On the ground floor of both residential buildings there is space reserved for retail units and restaurants. This new development, by Isis, is located near the entrances to the nineteenth century dark arches built under City Station. The white building adjacent to Victoria Bridge is the Royal Bank of Scotland. Quayside House is on the right, where independent investment management company, Rensburg Sheppard is based.
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