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Search Aspect ( Shay Street )
Location - Leeds & District

Buslingthorpe Lane, view to Woodhouse from (Buslingthorpe) (6 comments)
Black & White image1969. View from Buslingthorpe Lane, across Meanwood Road to Woodhouse, with the Parkinson building of Leeds University on the horizon, centre. In the foreground, at the left edge, the footbridge crosses Sheepscar Beck from Stonegate. The path continues over Buslingthorpe Green to Meanwood Road. The white building in the foreground is the premises of G.A. Donnelly & Sons, Plumbers, Heating contractors and electrical engineers at number 137 Buslingthorpe Lane. This building was formerly the Springhill Tavern. Behind it is the derelict Springwell Dyeing and Finishing Works. In the foreground, bottom, Buslingthorpe Vale runs alongside the works. Meanwood Road cuts across the middle and in the centre, on Meanwood Road, is a former branch of the Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society at number 229, at the corner with Woodhouse Street. The large, four-storey mill building, right of centre, is Perseverance Mills. Behind it is the block of high-rise flats, Holborn Towers in Shay Street. They were built in 1965 to a height of 47 metres on seventeen storeys. Further in from the top, but in line with the white Parkinson building on the horizon is St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Chapel-of-ease in Coldcall Terrace.
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Shay Street (Woodhouse) (3 comments)
Black & White image12th September 1942.Photograph of recently installed static water supply basin, as a wartime measure, on Shay Street. Probably on the site of the old mill pond of Woodhouse Dye Works. Along Shay Street, Victoria Square, Shay Terrace, Shay Place and Bottomley's buildings, including the back of the Marquis of Lorne Pub, can be seen. Looking across Woodhouse Street there are curved terraces of Marian Road, and in the distance is Sugarwell Hill.
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Shay Street nos. 2, 3, 4 (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Shay Terrace can just be seen on the let, then number 2 Shay Street, 3 is in the centre and 4 on the left. Victor Square is to the right. Photo taken in the 1950s, before redevelopment, property marked 'Trustees of Robert Wray'.
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Shay Street, Higgs and Hill (Woodhouse)
Black & White imageUndated, Looking across Shay Street, to the side of old engineering works. In the mid to late 1950s when this photo was taken it was used by Higgs and Hill Ltd, plant depot. The entrances was from Woodhouse Street and Bateson Street.
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Shay Street, Higgs and Hill (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, Photo taken in the mid to late 1950s. View down Shay Street to Woodhouse Street, looking across Higgs and Hill plant depot towards the left, the clock tower of Quarry Mount School can just be seen on the horizon. To the right, at the corner with Jubilee Terrace on Woodhouse Street is a coin operated laundrette. This was the first in the area offering Bendix automatic washing machines and driers.
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