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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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Aerial View, Kirkgate Market, Fire Damage (City Centre) (17 comments)
Black & White image14th December 1975 Aerial view looking across the destruction caused by a fire in Kirkgate Market, seen in the direction of the Eastgate roundabout. Around 4 acres of the site was destroyed in a blaze which took 110 fireman two hours to control. Most of the 1857 section of the market was destroyed although the 1904 frontage onto Vicar Lane was saved. This section, containing Butchers Row, seen to the left, reopened on Tuesday 16th December. Many of the other stalls found temporary locations in the Corn Exchange, and the George Street and Harewood Street Car Parks. A visit from Prince Charles on the 17th boosted the morale of stall holders hit by the fire.
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Architects Plan to Kirkgate market Hall (City Centre)
Black & White image1st October 1907. Architects plan of Kirkgate market hall showing longitudinal section - South to North.
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Baccara Florist, Kirkgate Market (City Centre)
Colour image2000, View showing Baccara Florist in Kirkgate indoor market.
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Birds-Eye View of Eastgate (City Centre)
Colour image20th June 2014. Bird's Eye view, taken from the 4th floor of National Deposit House, number 1 Eastgate. It shows that preparations are in place for the demolition of the Eastgate terrace from numbers 10 (the corner where the white double decker bus can be seen) to 46, far left. Numbers 8, left, and 6 Eastgate are visible at the right edge. Between the properties is the junction with Harewood Street. This side of Eastgate, dating from the late 1930s, and the area glimpsed through the gap, is to be re-developed as Victoria Gate, a large retail and leisure scheme designed by architects, ACME for Hammerson, the owner and manager of the Victoria Quarter. The focus of the retail experience will be a large John Lewis department store, a Marks & Spencer's store, and a pair of street arcades linking John Lewis to the Victoria Quarter. The first phase of the scheme is due for completion in the autumn of 2016. There is a glimpse of Quarry House and the West Yorkshire Playhouse at Quarry Hill at the left edge and also Skyline high rise apartments. In the background, right of centre, there is the tower of Leeds Parish Church. Also seen is the entrance to Kirkgate Market (Leeds City Market) located at the junctions of Ludgate Hill and George Street.
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