|||Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (41 comments)
Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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|||Inner Ring Road, Stage 5 under construction looking east (Quarry Hill)
View of Stage 5 construction work on the Inner Ring Road looking east from the vicinity of the Quarry Hill Footbridge. On the left is the eastbound flyover carrying the A64 which was completed in 1973. A crane is working ahead on the new westbound flyover, also carrying the A64. At the left edge the presbytery and church can be seen of St. Patrick's in New York Road. The red brick Roman Catholic Church opened in 1891. To the right work has begun on the former site of Quarry Hill Flats to construct Quarry House, the Headquarters of the Department of Health and Social Security which opened in 1993.
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|||Quarry House, under construction, from Burmantofts Street (Burmantofts)
View from Burmantofts Street looking towards Quarry House, the £55m headquarters of the Department of Health, under construction at the time of this photograph from the late 1980s. St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church can be seen on the right, with New York Road crossing overhead.
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|||St. Patrick's Church, York Road Flyover and Quarry House under construction (Quarry Hill)
Image shows the red brick built St. Patrick's Church at the right-hand side and also York Road Flyover from the left. In the background, Quarry House, the state-of-the-art Headquarters for the Department of Health and Social Security, is under construction and was to open in 1993.
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|||St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Torre Road (Burmantofts) (4 comments)
View of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church situated in torre road. It opened in April 2001 replacing the original St. Patrick's which was located in New York Road. The old church dating from 1891, closed the day before this new one opened.
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