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Search Aspect ( Pennwell Croft )
Location - Leeds & District

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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. This view from Swarcliffe Avenue shows three blocks of flats on the Swarcliffe estate, including Ash Tree Grange, left, which is about to be demolished; a crane is ready to begin the initial process of removing the top floors. Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft (background) would survive until 2006 before suffering the same fate. In total, 11 tower blocks were built on the estate in the mid 1960s, of which only Sherburn Court still remains. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Treet Grange, prior to demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows demolition work about to start on Ash Tree Grange, with a high-reach crane ready to begin taking off the top floors. This 1960s built residential tower block was to be demolished as part of a major redevelopment of the area, along with a number of similar blocks; two of these, Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft are seen in the background. They would be pulled down in 2006. The view is taken from Swarcliffe Avenue. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Pennwell Croft, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2006. View looking from Whinmoor Way showing Pennwell Croft in the process of demolition. This was one of a number of residential tower blocks built in Swarcliffe in the mid-1960s which were to be demolished in the 2000s. Ash Tree Court, left, and Langbar Grange, background, would soon follow, after which the only tower block left standing was to be Sherburn Court off York Road. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Pennwell Croft, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2006. View from Whinmoor showing Pennwell Croft in the process of demolition. This block of high-rise flats was completed in 1965 and had a total of 12 floors reaching a height of 36 metres. Just visible on the far left is another tower block, Langbar Grange, also soon to be demolished. On the right are nos. 21, 19 and 17 Pennwell Dean. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Sherburn Road, looking towards high-rise flats (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2001. View looking down Sherburn Road showing the junction with Sledmere Croft on the left. The fire station building is at the bottom of the hill, by the junction with Stanks Drive which runs across from left to right. Beyond this a series of high-rise flats dominate the background. These are (from left) Langbar Towers (top just visible), Langbar Grange, Ash Tree Grange, Pennwell Croft, Ash Tree Court, Brayton Grange and Farndale Court. These were all to be demolished at periods within the next 5-6 years, leaving only Sherburn Court (off the picture to the right) still standing. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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