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Aerial view of Bean Ing Mill and surrounding area. (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1954. Aerial view of Bean Ing Mill seen in the centre of the image. It dates from 1792 and was built by Benjamin Gott as the world's first woollen mill. The mill was demolished in the 1960s and the Yorkshire Post building now occupies the site. Wellington Bridge, Wellington Road crosses the River Aire left of the mill. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is visible across the bottom left hand corner. bottom right are railway lines coming in to Central Station. The land opposite the mill on the opposite side of the river was Gott's Field, at this time part of the railway. This is now the site of City Island, a residential development. Wellington Street runs across behind Bean Ing Mill and Westgate Street towards the top right hand corner. Wellington Foundry is adjacent to the river on the left and the square building top left is an Engineering works. On the triangular site, top right, is Westgate Mills and at the other side of the road, Corona works.
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Aerial view of railway lines and stations (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White image17th September 1962. Aerial view of railway lines and stations. In the centre of the bottom edge is Leeds Corporation Gas Department, and above it the lozenge shape is Holbeck Station (1855-1958). Above the centre, towards the top edge, are the two main railway stations with the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal looping round between. On the left is Leeds Central Station (1848-1967) and on the right is Leeds City Station formed in 1938 on the merger of Leeds Wellington Station and Leeds New Station. Cutting across the bottom left-hand corner is Wellington Road. Next Gelderd Junction on Wellington Road is the Grade II listed circular building, the Round House, opened by the Leeds & Thirsk railway in 1847. In the centre of the left edge is Bean Ing Mill, demolished in the 1960s and now the site of the Yorkshire Post building. The Town Hall is just visible a little way down from the top left edge. Wellington Street runs diagonally across the top left hand corner from the centre of the left edge.
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Aerial View, City Centre with River Aire and Stations (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1964 This aerial view shows the network of railway lines, roads and waterway links to the south of the City Centre, looking from the Wortley aera. On the extreme left is the line going into Central Station, which was on Wellington Street. Moving right, Whitehall Road with Monk Bridge crossing the River Aire. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal is running alongside this section of the river, with City Station to the right as the river flows under the Dark Arches. The view to the right looks over Holbeck towards Hunslet.
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Aerial View, City Station, Central Station (City Centre) (7 comments)
Black & White image1964 The main focus of this aerial view are the two railway stations which served Leeds. Central Station, on Wellington Street is in the bottom left corner. Whitehall Road is on the right of the station. Moving across, the River Aire is in the centre as it flows under the City Station to emerge at Granary Wharf just before Leeds Bridge. This underground section is known as the Dark Arches. In the bottom right corner part of the Leeds-Liverpool canal is visible. Following the railway line to the top right corner, the Parish Church is to the right, this is approaching Marsh Lane area.
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Aerial View, City Station, Central Station (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image1964 This aerial view shows the Leeds railway stations. In the top left corner is Wellington Street, moving right is Central Station. This was closed in 1967 and the site used for Royal Mail headquarters which is now demolished and a new development is underway. Whitehall Road runs between the station and the River Aire. Next, City Station which is at the top of the view with lines running to the bottom. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal is also here. In the bottom right corner, Globe Road is coming in from the Holbeck district City Station was renovated in 2001-2.
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