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Aerial View, Barwick Road, Swarcliffe Drive (Swarcliffe) (31 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, This aerial view of Swarcliffe dates from the 1960s. In the foreground, the bottom edge, Barwick Road runs from left to right. Moving back, Swarclife Drive runs parallel to this with Elmete Towers above on the left. Eastwood Lane runs from the centre of the bottom edge and curves towards the right where two more tower blocks are situated Swarcliffe Towers and Manston Towers. On the right edge, the Whinmoor public house is just visible. Swarcliffe Primary School can be seen in the top left corner.
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Aerial View, Barwick Road, Swarcliffe Road (Swarcliffe) (10 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Barwick Road runs from left to right along the bottom edge of this 1960s view. Moving back, Swarcliffe Drive begins at the centre of the left edge. Along this road, moving to the right, we can see The Squinting Cat public house, now the John Smeaton, St Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church, then Elmete Towers flats. Behind this in the centre of the view is a large wooded area, the Great Swarcliffe Plantation. In the top left corner is Swarcliffe Primary School. To the right of the school and across Stanks Lane North is St Luke's Anglican Church.
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Aerial View, Seacroft Ring Road, Swarcliffe Drive (Swarcliffe) (22 comments)
Black & White image1964 In the bottom left corner of this view, the partially constructed Seacroft Ring road can be seen. Swarcliffe Drive runs from the top left corner towards the centre of the right edge, with Swarcliffe Avenue running from the middle of this road to the top right corner. Swarcliffe Primary School is visible towards the top of the view surrounded by playing fields and houses.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. This view from Swarcliffe Avenue shows three blocks of flats on the Swarcliffe estate, including Ash Tree Grange, left, which is about to be demolished; a crane is ready to begin the initial process of removing the top floors. Ash Tree Court (right) and Pennwell Croft (background) would survive until 2006 before suffering the same fate. In total, 11 tower blocks were built on the estate in the mid 1960s, of which only Sherburn Court still remains. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour image2003. View shows demolition under way of the high-rise flats of Ash Tree Grange, with a crane taking apart the top storeys of this 12-storey building, situated off Swarcliffe Avenue. In the foreground are houses on Ash Tree Bank, also now demolished. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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