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Location - Leeds & District

Boar Lane at the junction with Bank Street (City Centre)
Black & White image1869. Photographed by A. McCaulay in 1869 for the City Engineers Department. This was when Boar Lane was being widened to 66 feet in an improvement scheme which involved demolition of the south side. This is the north side which was rebuilt in the 1880s. Bank Street, at the extreme right, is named after the Bank of England which was located there in 1827. A horse and cart waits in front of number 41 Boar Lane, Peel's Hotel run by victualler, Henry Cowbrough. Next door is number 42, the wholesale shoe and leather warehouse, managed by Joseph Conyer Junior & Ashworth, curriers. A horse and carriage are super-imposed on the image in Bank Street. This part of Boar Lane has seen several changes over the decades. Presently, (2012) work is in progress on Trinity Leeds, an iconic shopping centre due to open in the Spring of 2013. It can be seen from Boar Lane on what was formally Bank Street and next to Trinity Church. It covers over 1 million square feet, designed on three levels with frontages on Briggate, Albion Street and Commercial Street.
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Demolition of the Saxone building, junction of Boar Lane with Briggate (City Centre)
Black & White imagec March 1982. Image shows the demolition site at the corner of Boar Lane, background, left, and Briggate, which had been occupied by the 1960s Saxone building. The junction had been know locally for many years as 'Saxone's Corner'. A new building was shortly to be erected in its place and the design of this was to be based on the original 19th century building which had occupied the site until the 1960s. Saxon's shoe shop had moved into the original building c1908 and before this it had been a shop selling mantles. This replica of the 19th century building is nowadays occupied by MacDonalds. The demolition of the 1960s building has exposed a view of Holy Trinity Church and the C & A store to the west of the church. The store dates from the 1970s and has since been demolished to build the Trinity Centre, lated remodelled as Leeds Shopping Plaza. A new scheme, Trinity Leeds is due to be completed in 2013 combining Leeds Shopping Plaza and the old Burton's Arcade.
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Duncan Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
Colour image2012. View from the south side of Duncan Street showing the junction with Briggate, a main shopping street running north. After the junction with Briggate Duncan Street becomes Boar Lane, far left. The red brick building, at the corner of Briggate and Boar Lane, is occupied by a branch of McDonald's. The crane, seen left, is working on the construction site of the new shopping centre, Trinity Leeds, due to open in the Spring of 2013.
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