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Search Aspect (Gasworks )
Location - Leeds & District

Bradford Road Bridge Construction of the M62. (West Ardsley)
Colour imageJuly 1969. This is the construction of the M62, the Lancashire - Yorkshire Motorway in July 1969. The first part to be built was the Bradford Road Bridge carrying the A650 across the motorway, seen in the background. a West Riding Bus is visible crossing the bridge. The photograph was taken from a footbridge crossing the Motorway at the position of Rien Road. The road link wasn't maintained on Rein Road while the Motorway was being constructed across it. The whole complex was finished by the end of 1971. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Crimbles area, showing the stone wall of the former gasworks (Pudsey)
Colour imageUndated. Image taken in the Crimbles area of Pudsey looking along a footpath towards Hillside Grove. On the left the high 19th century stone-built wall belonging to the former gasworks is visible. The gasworks offices date form 1877. On the right are the gardens of houses in Hillside View, fenced off and gated from the footpath. Image courtesy of John Garnett.
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Croft House Estate, looking towards Tingley gasworks (Morley)
Colour imageMay 1968. Photograph taken from an area of the Croft House estate, still being built by Lindley Bros., across to Tingley gasworks on the horizon. The route of Station Road is below the roofs of the bungalows. Albert Road which runs much higher is shown across the middle of the rest of the photo. The bumpy spoil heap of Morley Main Colliery (closed 1909) is being flattened out by infilling with extra soil so that the land can be reclaimed. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Cross Gates Gasworks (Cross Gates)
Black & White imageUndated. View showing a building in the grounds of Cross Gates Gasworks, situated off Back Marshall Street, which is seen in the background, right. Sandbags are piled up around the building which would possibly indicate that it was taken during wartime.
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Cross Gates Gasworks, construction of gasholder (Cross Gates) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. View shows the early stages of construction of a gasholder at Cross Gates Gasworks, situated off Back Marshall Street. A row of houses, Prospect View, can be seen in the background towards the right. Buildings on Austhorpe Road are beyond this.
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