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Results Found (19), Result Page (1 of 4)
Search Aspect ( Silver Cross )
Location - Leeds & District

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Alpha Terrace nos. 1 - 5, from the junction with Mario Street (Hunslet)
Black & White image29th May 1964 Alpha Terrace seen from the junction with Mario Street. From left to right are numbers 1, 3 and 5. These are back-to-back red brick terraced houses in area scheduled for demolition. At the left edge, a portion of what was the Old Silver Cross Works (12-14 Alpha Street) can be seen, and far right part of Alpha Grove is visible.
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Back Alpha Street nos. 2, 4, 6, from Galway Street (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Black & White image28th May 1964 View of Back Alpha Street from the junction with Galway Street. Houses are numbered left to right, 2, 4 and 6. This is a rear view and they front onto Derby Cresent at the other side. Back yards provide a drying area for lines of washing and at the end of Back Alpha Street there is a view across to what was Silver Cross Engineering works (numbers 12-14 Alpha Street) and in the 1960s was Sowdens Ltd. Electrical General Engineers.
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Back Lane at the junction with Edwin Avenue (Guiseley)
Colour image2004. View from Back Lane (foreground) at the junction with Edwin Avenue. Properties in the centre are numbered (from the right hand side) 1 to 23 Redwald Drive. The Silver Cross Pram factory is visible in the background, left. It closed in 2002 and was demolished in 2006. Image courtesy of Anne North & Guiseley Methodist Church.
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Derby Crescent, rear view of the Silver Cross Public House (Hunslet) (2 comments)
Black & White image28th May 1964 The rear of the Silver Cross Public House in Derby Crescent showing wooden gates at the entrance to a yard with out-buildings. The famous Silver Cross pram manufacturers started in this area in 1877 with the original small premises in Silver Cross Street. William Wilson from Sunderland was the founder. The factory moved to other premises at number 34 Whitehouse Street in Hunslet before eventually moving to Guiseley in 1936. Now it has reopened in Bingley.
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Dewsbury Road, Silver Cross Hotel (Hunslet) (7 comments)
Black & White image28th May 1964 View of the Silver Cross Hotel on Dewsbury Road, number 62. It is situated between the junctions of Silver Cross Street left (where William Wilson had his first Silver Cross Pram factory) and Derby Crescent, right. The Silver Cross Hotel is one of Tetley's Houses.
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