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Aerial view of railway lines and stations (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view of railway lines and stations. In the centre of the bottom edge is Leeds Corporation Gas Department, and above it the lozenge shape is Holbeck Station (1855-1958). Above the centre, towards the top edge, are the two main railway stations with the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal looping round between. On the left is Leeds Central Station (1848-1967) and on the right is Leeds City Station formed in 1938 on the merger of Leeds Wellington Station and Leeds New Station. Cutting across the bottom left-hand corner is Wellington Road. Next Gelderd Junction on Wellington Road is the Grade II listed circular building, the Round House, opened by the Leeds & Thirsk railway in 1847. In the centre of the left edge is Bean Ing Mill, demolished in the 1960s and now the site of the Yorkshire Post building. The Town Hall is just visible a little way down from the top left edge. Wellington Street runs diagonally across the top left hand corner from the centre of the left edge.
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Aerial View, Leeds Bridge (City Centre) (15 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This photo possibly dates from the 1920s, a view from the end of Lower Briggate. The River Aire and waterside can be seen with the bridge towards the left. The road on the left is Hunslet Road, moving right are Hunslet Lane. The triangular building at the junction of Hunslet Road and Hunslet Lane is Leeds Bridge House.
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Bridge End / Dock Street, former Simpsons Fold Warehouses. (City Centre) (2 comments)
Colour image6th October 1999. These old Simpsons Fold Warehouses are located South of the River Aire near Leeds Bridge. They belonged to the Aire & Calder Navigation Canal Offices at Bridge End at the corner with Dock Street. The warehouses date from the 1770s and were built on garden land owned by William Milner (1662-1740), a woollen merchant and Mayor of Leeds in 1697/98. The warehouses are now converted to luxury apartments and are addressed as number 1 Dock street.
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Bridge End, Leeds Bridge (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1869. This view taken in 1869 by A. Macaulay and reproduced by Leeds City Engineers in 1909, shows Bridge End by the old Leeds Bridge which is seen on the right. Shops in the building in the centre appear to be empty and boarded up, in contrast to photos on Leodis taken earlier in the year. The large notice, on the gable end facing the camera, reads: “Bridge End Bottling ……..?, H. Whitehead, Dealer in India Pale & Mild Ales & Beers ? ? ?", then beneath it says "Fernandes & Co. Draught Ales & Porter Store ? ? Hop Merchant” In the 1867 Kelly’s Directory of Leeds, Henry Whitehead, Ale & Porter Dealer is listed at number 23 Bridge End (at the junction with Meadow Lane and Water Lane). Fernandes & Co. are listed next door, at number 22, as brewers. The sign immediately below the large notice board reads “Hyam ?, Attire for Little Boys” Hyam & co. drapers, tailors, hosiers, hatters, wholesale outfitters & export clothiers is listed at number 42 Briggate in the 1867 Directory. It was a national firm and Thomas S. Hollway was the Leeds manager at this time. Since these addresses are not listed in a 1872 directory of Leeds, it would seem that buildings on this side of Bridge End were demolished along with the Old Bridge which was pulled down later in 1869; the new Leeds Bridge opened in 1873 on the same site.
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Bridge End, Leeds Bridge (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image17th October 1945. Looking east at Leeds Bridge during repainting work. A boat with a ladder propped against the bridge is on the right. On the left, a man dangles on a hook ladder whilst painting. Warehouses and factories are on each side of the river.
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