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Search Aspect ( Robin Lane )
Location - Leeds & District

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Lidgett Hill to Robin Lane showing Pudsey Town Hall (Pudsey)
Colour image1978. View from the junction with Lidgett Hill across to Robin Lane. On the left is the junction with Lowtown and on the right the junction with Church Lane. This is Pudsey town centre. The large building on the left, since 1912, has been Pudsey Town Hall, but was formerly the Mechanics Institute, built in 1880. In the centre background is Robin Lane Methodist Church (AKA St. Andrew's Central Methodist Church), built in the Tudor Gothic style in 1901. On the right is the Midland Bank, and in the foreground, left, the National Westminster Bank.
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Lowtown looking towards the Town Hall (Pudsey)
Colour image1980. View of Lowtown looking in the direction of the Town Hall. The building opened as the Mechanics Institute in 1880. The foundation stone was laid by Mr. William Dibb Scales of Grove House, Pudsey on 6th October in 1879. The architects were Messrs. Hope and Jardine of Bradford who had won first prize of £15 in a competition to design the building. Prior to this, Pudsey Mechanics Institute had had a number of homes but had outgrown them all. The site, at the junctions with Lowtown, Robin Lane, Lidgett Hill and Church Lane, was acquired for £1,000. Mr. Herbert Gladstone opened the new building on 10th November 1880. At that time he was Liberal MP for Leeds but became Home Secretary from 1905 to 1910. In 1912 until re-organisation in 1974 the Mechanics Institute building was used as Pudsey's Town Hall. On the right is Booth's grocer's shop and the entrance to the historic Booth's yard. On the left is the junction with Manor House Street, a shop called Gingerbread and the Co-op.
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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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Robin Lane from The Junction Public House (Pudsey) (1 comment)
Colour image2002. View of Robin Lane showing part of Pudsey Town Hall in the background. The building dates from 1880 and is the former Mechanics Institute. It became the Town Hall in 1912. On the right is the Junction Public House in Waver Green. In the centre background a man can be seen leaving the Black Bull Inn and the blue car is pulling out of Manor House Street.
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Robin Lane No. 19, at the junction with Crawshaw Hill (Pudsey) (4 comments)
Black & White imageUndated The image shows old stone built shop premises in Robin Lane, No. 19, from the junction with Crawshaw Hill, right. The building is also numbered 12 Crawshaw Hill and at this time was the property of grocer E. Farrar. Many panes of glass have been broken and the shop front boarded up. Adverts for the Pudsey show can be seen on the side of the building in Crawshaw Lane but the date is undecipherable.
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