|||Armley Branch Library & Old Police Station at the Junction of Town Street & Wesley Road (Armley) (7 comments)
An early view of the new City of Leeds Public Free Library, Armley Branch, on the left. Designed by Percy Robinson it replaced a temporary branch opened in the U.N.F.C. Schoolroom, Carcrofts in 1874. The new library was estimated to have shelving for 21, 740 volumes.
Far right at no 3 Town Street is the old police station and the building on the left of it is Temperance Hall.
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|||Ashley Road, postcard (Harehills) (1 comment)
Postcard with a postmark of December 1905 showing the police station on the corner of Ashley Road (left) and Stanley Road (right). This is now (2011) the Dock Green public house. Two policemen in uniform are among several people standing outside.
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|||Bridge Road (Kirkstall)
|16th January 1945. Kirkstall Goit showing Abbey Road police station. A section of wall has collapsed.
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|||Briggate, Police Station (Garforth)
View of the old Police Station on Briggate, as Main Street was known at the time, seen from near the junction at Town End. The station transferred to new premises on Lidgett Lane in the 1970s, and this site is now the car park of Pease of Garforth, hardware and D.I.Y. store. The building to the left of the Police Station was the local co-operartive, which featured grocer's, butcher's and draper's departments.
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|||Brotherton House, Police Station (City Centre) (1 comment)
View looks from the Westgate roundabout, now part of the Inner Ring Road, onto Brotherton House which was the headquarters of Leeds Police Force between 1965 and 1976. The building had originally belonged to a chemical manufacturing company. To the left is a semi-circular section of windows and balconies. The building is still standing and still used as police administration offices. Grace Street runs along the back of the building with St Paul's Street just visible on the right edge.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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