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Search Aspect ( demolition )
Location - Leeds & District

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Alcester Road, Alcester Street, following demolition (Harehills)
Black & White image1971. View shows the site of recent demolition in the Harehills area, following the removal of houses numbered 1-5 Alcester Road as well as nos. 10 and 12 Alcester Street which were back-to-backs with Shepherd's Lane. Nos. 14 and 12 Alcester Road are at the end of a terrace on the right while just off the picture to the left is Cross Alcester Road. In the centre background are the rears of semi-detached houses on Markham Avenue, numbered 34-40.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. This view from Swarcliffe Avenue shows three blocks of flats on the Swarcliffe estate, including Ash Tree Grange, left, which is about to be demolished; a crane is ready to begin the initial process of removing the top floors. Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft (background) would survive until 2006 before suffering the same fate. In total, 11 tower blocks were built on the estate in the mid 1960s, of which only Sherburn Court still remains. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2003. View shows demolition under way of the high-rise flats of Ash Tree Grange, with a crane taking apart the top storeys of this 12-storey building, situated off Swarcliffe Avenue. In the foreground are houses on Ash Tree Bank, also now demolished. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows Ash Tree Grange off Swarcliffe Avenue in the early stages of demolition. This 12-storey block of high-rise flats was built in 1965 and reached a height of 36 metres; a crane with a long reach is needed to hack away at the top floors. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows demolition in progress of Ash Tree Grange, a residential tower block off Swarcliffe Avenue. It had been completed in 1965 and consisted of 12 storeys reaching a height of 36 metres. A huge crane is needed to reach the top of the building as it was not possible to blow it up due to the closeness of other properties. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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