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Results Found (24), Result Page (1 of 5)
Search Aspect ( fire tank )
Location - Leeds & District

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Church Street, Balm Road junction, Fire Tank (Hunslet)
Black & White image1970s. Looking along Church Street from the junction with Balm Road, showing St. Mary's C. of E. Church on the right. On the bottom right the position of a fire tank is marked; this is an underground chamber with direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a large fire nearby. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.
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City of Leeds and Carnegie College, Fire Tank (Headingley)
Black & White image1970s. View of the City of Leeds and Carnegie College at Beckett Park, taken to show the position of a fire tank (an underground chamber with direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a large fire nearby). The college was formerly Beckett Park Teacher Training College, which merged with the Carnegie College of Physical Education in 1968 to become City of Leeds and Carnegie College; later (1976) it merged with Leeds Polytechnic, and is now part of Leeds Metropolitan University. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.
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Clarendon Road, Woodsley Road junction, Fire Tank (Woodhouse) (1 comment)
Black & White image1970s. View of Clarendon Road by the junction with Woodsley Road, showing the Glen Garth Hotel at no.162 Woodsley Road on the left. On the right, a fireman is demonstrating the position of a fire tank, an underground chamber with direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a major fire nearby. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.
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Dewsbury Road, Fire Tank (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Black & White image1970s. View of Dewsbury Road showing gas works on the left. In the centre, a fireman can be seen demonstrating the position of a fire tank, an underground chamber giving direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a major fire in the area. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.
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East Street, Ellerby Lane junction, Fire Tank (Cross Green) (4 comments)
Black & White image1970s. View shows East Street in the foreground with Ellerby Lane leading off. The Bellow Machine Co. Ltd. is on the left, the Fisherman's Hut public house on the right and Ellerby Foundry Ltd. in the background. In the foreground, a fireman is demonstrating the position of a Fire Tank, an underground chamber with direct access to the city's water mains, for use by the fire service in the event of a large fire nearby. Reproduced with the kind permission of the West Yorkshire Fire Service.
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