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Search Aspect ( Swarcliffe Drive )
Location - Leeds & District

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Aerial View, Barwick Road, Swarcliffe Drive (Swarcliffe) (28 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This aerial view of Swarcliffe dates from the 1960s. In the foreground, the bottom edge, Barwick Road runs from left to right. Moving back, Swarclife Drive runs parallel to this with Elmete Towers above on the left. Eastwood Lane runs from the centre of the bottom edge and curves towards the right where two more tower blocks are situated Swarcliffe Towers and Manston Towers. On the right edge, the Whinmoor public house is just visible. Swarcliffe Primary School can be seen in the top left corner.
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Aerial View, Seacroft Ring Road, Swarcliffe Drive (Swarcliffe) (17 comments)
Black & White image1964 In the bottom left corner of this view, the partially constructed Seacroft Ring road can be seen. Swarcliffe Drive runs from the top left corner towards the centre of the right edge, with Swarcliffe Avenue running from the middle of this road to the top right corner. Swarcliffe Primary School is visible towards the top of the view surrounded by playing fields and houses.
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Elmet Towers, demolition (Swarcliffe) (1 comment)
Colour image2008. View shows Elmet Towers in the process of demolition. This block of high-rise flats off Swarcliffe Drive had been built in the mid 1960s along with the identical Manston Towers and Swarcliffe Towers and eight other tower blocks : Ash Tree Grange, Ash Tree Court, Pennwell Croft, Langbar Towers, Langbar Grange, Brayton Grange, Farndale Court and Sherburn Court. After the demolition of Elmet Towers, only Sherburn Court remained. The Great Swarcliffe Plantation is in the background of the photograph. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Elmet Towers, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2008. View of Elmet Towers in the process of demolition. This ten-storey block of flats off Swarcliffe Drive was one of 11 tower blocks built on the Swarcliffe housing estate in the mid 1960s; following its demolition, only one remains : Sherburn Court on York Road. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Elmet Towers, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2008. View from Swarcliffe Drive showing the demolition of Elmet Towers flats with the Great Swarcliffe Plantation in the background. Elmet Towers was one of 11 tower blocks built on the Swarcliffe estate in the 1960s, of which all but one were demolished during the 2000s. A large crane is seen picking off pieces from the top of the building. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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