|||Asda Queens Supermarket, formerly Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel, Fountain Street (Morley) (1 comment)
View of the former Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel in Fountain Street shortly after it had been renovated and turned into a shop and offices for the Asda Queens supermarket. In comparison to an earlier image on the Leodis website, it is possible to see that the steps and wall which separated the chapel from the causeway have been considerably altered and the trees removed. The carving has been effaced from the pediment and the memorial stones at the base of the four pillars in front of the chapel. When Asda's new supermarket and offices on the Howley Park Estate were ready, about 1970, the firm then moved up there. This building was sold to Phillip's auctioneers for nearly twenty years, and then it was bought by Handyman's Stores. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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|||Beecroft Street, Grandways Car Park (Kirkstall)
|6th November 1979.
View of the car park of Grandways supermarket, off Beecroft Street. The car park is busy and people are walking to and from the store, the rear of which can be seen in the background. A tall advertising tower has a G for Grandways at the top. In the foreground a ladder is propped up against a wall.
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|||Church Lane, Fine Fare Supermarket, the former Picture House (Pudsey) (6 comments)
View showing Fine Fare Supermarket on Church Lane. The building originally housed the Picture House cinema until its closure in 1960. The windows advertise a 'Fresh Food Fiesta' with coffee priced at 4/2d (21p),Jacob's Cream Crackers at 10d (4p), Ambrosia Milk Puddings at 11d (4.5p), Cross & Blackwell Baked Beans at 7d (3p) and 11d (4.5p), Kangaroo Butter at 2/8d (13.5p)and Daz at 2/- (10p). A pushchair is parked outside the supermarket entrance along with shopping trollies.
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|||Crossgate, Presto (Otley)
|c Nov-Dec 1976.
View looking from the bus station (as it was then) towards Presto supermarket on Crossgate. When Presto moved to larger premises on Burras Lane (now Waitrose) around 1988 this building for a time became the Inshops, a collection of small retail outlets under one roof. Half of the building had become Netto supermarket by 1991; the other half remained as small units until being taken over by Argos catalogue store in the mid 1990s. Around 2009 Netto moved out to new premises on Cross Green, but Argos is still there today (2013) along with the Original Factory Shop department store.
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|||Edward Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
|29th October 1999.
View looking on to Edward Street. On the left is Wing Lee Hong Co Ltd Chinese Supermarket. The building that can be seen behind parked cars was formerly Lyon's garment factory, now Saxon House. This building was erected in two phases from 1914 to 1925. Henry Thorne & Co. limited, manufacturers of cocoa, occupied the site of the car park in front of the old Lyons building, and were there from 1832.
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