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Search Aspect ( Midland Bank )
Location - Leeds & District

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Boar Lane from City Square in the snow, watercolour painting by Pete Lapish (City Centre)
Colour imagec1953. View of Boar Lane from City Square, depicted on a snowy winter's day by Yorkshire watercolour artist, Pete Lapish. A Horsfield tramcar is proceeding into Boar Lane on route 3 to Roundhay. A Chamberlain car is about to enter the loading area to pick up passengers travelling in the direction of Kirkstall. At the left edge part of the Royal Exchange buildings can be seen and on the right the domed building is the Midland Bank at the corner of Boar Lane with Bishopgate Street. The group of people in the foreground are just entering City Square. Some images by Pete Lapish are available to purchase as postcards or greetings cards from Leeds Visitor Centre - see our 'useful links' page.
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Boar Lane, from City Square, postcard (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view looking towards Boar Lane from City Square. One of Alfred Drury's Morn and Eve figure lamps is seen in the foreground, left. In the background are the Royal Exchange Chambers (left) housing among others the Blickensderfer Co. Ltd., typewriter manufacturers, Canada Life Assurance and National Mutual Life Assurance, and (probably at this time) the London City and Midland Bank (right), formed as the Yorkshire Banking Company in 1899 and later to become the Midland Bank.
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Boar Lane, junction with Bishopgate Street (City Centre)
Colour imageUndated. View of the junction of Boar Lane and Bishopgate Street showing the old Yorkshire Banking Company building on the corner. This was built in 1899 and was designed by W.W. Gwyther. Two years after opening it was taken over by the London City and Midland Bank, later just the Midland. More recently the building has been occupied by the Observatory Wine Bar then Flares nightclub.
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Boar Lane, postcard (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Postcard view looking east along Boar Lane from City Square. On the left is the Royal Exchange Chambers, home to the Legal & Commercial Insurance Company Ltd., Pilot Insurance Co. Ltd. and British Equitable Assurance Co. Ltd., among others. On the right with the domed roof is the Midland Bank building, possibly the London City and Midland at the time the photo was taken, which is likely to have been the early part of the 20th century.
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Boar Lane, postcard (City Centre)
Black & White imagec1909. View shows Boar Lane looking east from City Square, from a postcard with postmark 21st August 1909. On the left are the Royal Exchange Chambers; a tram is passing in front of the building displaying an advert for the Empire Theatre. On the right is the domed Midland Bank building, probably at the time the London City and Midland.
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