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Mechanic's Institute (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White imagec1900. Shaftesbury Hall, South Parade. Founded 1824. Home of YMCA and the Leeds Literary and Debating Society at the time of the photograph. In 1891 it also housed the Leeds Sunday School Union, the Leeds Town Mission, Alliance Life Assurance Co. and John H. Thackray, Estate Agent.
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Pudsey Town Hall, Pudsey (Pudsey)
Colour image2000/2001 View of Pudsey Town Hall, formerly the Mechanic's Institute, built in 1880 and opened by Herbert Gladstone in November of that year. It stands at the junction of Lowtown, Robin Lane, Lidget Hill and Church Lane and became known as Pudsey Town Hall in 1912. In the background, right, is Robin Lane Methodist Church, built in the Tudor Gothic Style in 1901. In the foreground, left is the National Westminster Bank at number 2 Lidget Hill. Between the bank and the Town Hall is the junction with Lowtown.
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