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Aerial View, City Centre with River Aire and Stations (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1964 This aerial view shows the network of railway lines, roads and waterway links to the south of the City Centre, looking from the Wortley aera. On the extreme left is the line going into Central Station, which was on Wellington Street. Moving right, Whitehall Road with Monk Bridge crossing the River Aire. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal is running alongside this section of the river, with City Station to the right as the river flows under the Dark Arches. The view to the right looks over Holbeck towards Hunslet.
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Aerial View, City Station and River Aire (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1964 The area seen in this aerial photo was the foundation for the wealth and growth of Leeds. The River Aire runs from the top right corner and then goes under the City Railway Station through the Dark Arches and emerges on the left. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal basin is here, many buildings have been restored and the area landscaped. Granary Wharf craft market and shops provide interest. Victoria Bridge spans the river here, leading to Briggate. This was the site of the cloth markets which generated the growth of Leeds. The City Station was built on land on which the Kings Mill had once stood, it was constructed on arches across a number of weirs and goits. The Kings Mill had ground corn for the people of Leeds. In the bottom left corner is triangular shaped Leeds Bridge House at the beginning of Hunslet Road. Moving up, next is Hunslet Lane, then Meadow Lane. The Hunslet area was heavily industrialised with engine works leather, foundries, potteries etc. In the top left corner is the Holbeck area where Matthew Murray had his engineering works, John Marshall built his flax mill and early industry thrived.
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Aerial View, City Station and River Aire (City Centre)
Black & White image1964 In the centre of this aerial view is the City Station. The River Aire is to the left as it disappears under the Dark Arches, to emerge on the right with the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. This is Granary Wharf, now a specialist shopping area. The Queens Hotel facing onto City Square, is also to the left of the Station, with City House office block on a triangle of land between the railway lines to the right.
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Aerial View, City Station, River Aire, Central Station (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated, Aerial view, possibly mid 1960s. Wellington Street runs at an angle across the top left corner, with Central Station between the road and the river, City Station is in the top right corner. From the bottom left corner, Whitehall Road runs up past the Central Station to join Aire Street / Wellington Street. Royal Mail building was erected on the site of the station, The Aireside Retial Park and development are all in the vicinity.
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Aerial View, Quarry Hill Flats, River Aire (Quarry Hill) (2 comments)
Black & White image1965 The River Aire runs from left to right at the top of this view. Crown Point Bridge is visible in the centre with Leeds Bridge towards the top right corner. Below this, the railway spans the view, originally providing access for the Marsh Lane Goods Station. Quarry Hill Flats are in the centre of the view with Mabgate area along the bottom edge.
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