|||Aerial view of York Road (Burmantofts) (51 comments)
Aerial view showing New York Road in the foreground becoming York Road at the Woodpecker junction. The Woodpecker public house is located at an angle on the junction. Burmantofts Street meets the junction from the left, and Marsh Lane is off to the right. At the bottom edge Quarry Hill Flats is shown which were renovated around that time. Opposite, on the other side of New York Road the long, dark building is St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church. In the Centre is the new Ebor Gardens estate built on old brickworks and demolished slum property. The wiggly 'U' shaped roads are Rigton Drive and Haslewood Drive. Burmantofts Street joins Beckett Street in the centre of the left edge and Nippet Lane runs inwards from the junction before joining Torre Road. Ebor Gardens County Primary School has not yet been built on this land at the centre of the image. Five blocks of high rise flats built on this land are from left to right; Torre Green, Torre Gardens, Oxton gardens, Oxton Place and Oxton Close. Behind them there are four more blocks in a straight line, Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green. The public library and swimming baths are on bend of York Road on the right hand side.
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|||Azalea Street, Beckett Street (Burmantofts) (7 comments)
This image shows a row of terraced houses on Azalea Street on the left. The houses set back from the pavement are through terraced while numbers 2 and 4 on the right are back-to-backs. At number 2 by the corner is a gents hair dressing saloon, note the striped pole on the right of the window, advertised are Brylcreem and Vaseline hair tonic. On the right is Beckett Street with an off licence at number 86 offering cigarettes and Hemingway's noted ales. On the far right a traffic sign warns of children crossing.
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|||Balaclava Street, nos. 2 - 6, Beckett Street, nos. 95, 97 (Burmantofts) (15 comments)
On the left edge of this view is number 6 Balaclava Street, numbers run to the right to number 2 behind the shop. Continuing right, number 95 Beckett Street had been a grocers, number 97 is a drapers, business of Louis A Levin. Alma Street can be seen to the right.
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|||Barrister Street, numbers 2 to 8 (Burmantofts)
This image shows a row of back-to-back, red brick terraced houses, from left to right numbers 8 to 2. Milk bottles await collection from the doorsteps of numbers 6 and 8. Visible on the far right is Beckett Street.
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|||Beckett Street (Burmantofts) (2 comments)
View looks onto different styles of housing in the Beckett Street area of Burmantofts. To the left is a high rise block of flats with smaller maisonette style apartments with built in garages seen to the right. Photograph courtesy of Stephen Howden.
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