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Results Found (17), Result Page (1 of 4)
Search Aspect ( riot )
Location - Leeds & District

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Chariot Street no. 14 (City Centre)
Black & White image10th September 1908. Situated off Park lane, two storey houses, with cellars, number 14 appears to be empty, house next to right has windows bricked up. Two workmen can be seen with ladder and measuring rule.
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Chariot Street, Leighton Place (City Centre)
Black & White image10th September 1908. Situated off Park lane, junction of the two streets. Houses on left, Leighton Place has louvred shutters on lower window, a birdcage is in the window. The Cellar window at pavement level also has shutters. Number 5 is empty. On Chariot Street, premises of Benjamin Smith, dealer in hay straw and horse feed. Painted over door, 'Entrance 14 Park Street'. Next, property is empty: Workman with ladder and measuring rule.
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Harehills Lane, boarded-up shops (Harehills)
Colour imageJuly 1981. View of Harehills Lane showing a parade of shops between Berkeley Road and Strathmore Drive, boarded up for protection as a result of riots which had taken place in the vicinity. Some shops have managed to remain open though, including Frank's Opticians at no. 247 towards the left. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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Harehills Lane, Troy Grange (Harehills)
Colour imageJuly 1981. View of Harehills Lane showing Troy Garage, boarded up for protection as a result of riots in the area, but proclaiming Business As Usual. The riots, which sprung up in the Chapeltown area, followed on from riots in other parts of the country such as Brixton and Toxteth, and were primarily racially motivated, though other factors such as social deprivation, poor housing and high unemployment also caused a lot of tension. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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Harehills Road, junction with Roundhay Road (Harehills) (2 comments)
Colour imageJuly 1981. Looking south along Harehills Road from the junction with Roundhay Road. All the shops are boarded up due to riots which had been taking place all over the Chapeltown area, at a time of national unrest which also saw riots in Brixton and Toxteth. Though many of the shops tried to remain open the area appears to be almost deserted. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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