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Search Aspect (Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society )
Location - Leeds & District

Albion Street (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White image9th February 1930. On right, part of the Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society building. The company HQ was on Albion Street they had two blocks of property one on each side of the road. Numbers 6 to 24 and 19 to 25, covering all retail departments. Posters in the window advise 'Join the Co-operative Society - Save as you spend'. Progressing up the street, many businesses have hanging signs, number 30 Constance Raw, Harry Pateman Chiropodist, Charles Fox pianos number 30 was referred to as Equitable Chambers.
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Hardy Street from Greenmount Street at the junction with Lodge Lane (Beeston) (3 comments)
Black & White image4th August 1983. View of Hardy Street from Greenmount Street at the junction with Lodge Lane. The main focus is number 1 Hardy Street, the brick-built former Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society branch. The foundation corner stone was laid on 22nd August 1896 by Jos. Wigglestone and the co-op opened on 22nd April 1897. At the time of the image the building was undergoing conversion to the Kashmir Muslim Welfare Centre and the upper storey windows had recently been replaced. On the left Hardy Terrace is visible. In the background there is a glimpse of Tempest Road, right.
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Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Brudenell Grove branch, 'The Cooperative Virtue Sculptures' (Hyde Park) (2 comments)
Black & White imageUndated. Image shows detail of the 'Cooperative Virtue Sculptures' built into the back wall of the Brudenell Grove branch of the Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society. The plot of land for the Brudenell Grove store was purchased in 1891. In 1892 the memorial stone was laid by the Chairman of the Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society, Lionel Thornton. He was presented with a timepiece and a writing desk and Mrs. Thornton was given a silver tea service. The following year Mr. Thornton was elected president of the society. The three plaques depict various symbols of food production including machinery on left, possibly a grinding wheel in the centre and a beehive and sheaf of wheat on the right. The beehive symbol was that of the Lancaster Cooperative Society. The back of the building is on Wrangthorn Place.
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Littlemoor Road (Pudsey) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated. Black & white view of Littlemoor Road. The large stone building on the left is the Baptist Chapel, erected in the Italian style in 1897 at a cost of £3,500. It could accommodate 550 people and replaced the smaller former chapel of 1850 (this is set back to the right of the building and is off camera.) The former chapel was converted to a Sunday School. The Baptist Chapel is at the junction with St. Vincent Road. The single storey white building is number 8 Littlemoor Road and the premises of Peter Walker, High Class Upholsterers. On the right, at numbers 10 and 12 are the buildings which once housed the Littlemoor branch of Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society. The premises were purchased by the society in 1878 and opened as a grocery store in January 1879. In this image Westinghouse Laundry & Dry Cleaning is based here with a sign over the door reading 'Laundromat'.
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St Matthews Church graveyard, rear view of Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society Ltd (Holbeck)
Black & White imageUndated, Looking across from St Matthews Church graveyard to the rear of properties which front onto Town Gate. On the left is number 18, Leeds Industrial Cooperative Society's grocery and hardware department, and on the right at number 17, the meat purveyors or butchers department.
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