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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, Westgate International Pool (City Centre)
Black & White image1967 Aerial view, in the foreground is the Westgate International Swimming Pool, it was completed in September 1967. The Queens Hotel is in the centre of the view, immediately behind the large tower block is City House. To the left, on the skyline cooling towers at Skelton Grange power station can be seen.
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Aerial View, Westgate, Inner Ring Road (City Centre) (4 comments)
Black & White image1967 Aerial view with Westgate in the foreground, part of the Inner Ring Road and tunnel entrance. John Barran's clothing factory is on the left to the right of the ring road is Marlbeck Fashions, Centaur Tailoring factory. From the left Great George Street runs to the right, with Leeds General Infirmary partly in view. The twin towers of Leeds Civic Hall are visible.
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Brotherton House (City Centre) (3 comments)
Black & White imageUndated, Image shows Brotherton House on the Westgate roundabout. Originally a chemical manufacturing company owned by Lord Edward Allen Brotherton (1856-1930) and in 1963 sold to Leeds City Council for £325,000. In April 1965 the building became the home of Police Headquarters until 1976 when they moved to the purpose built Millgarth Station retaining this building for administration offices. The building is flanked on each end by semi-circular windows and balconies visible here on the left.
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City Centre, aerial view (City Centre)
Colour imagec1999. Aerial view of the city centre looking north, King Street, East Parade and Calverley Street run diagonally upwards from bottom right, passing the Town Hall, Municipal Buildings, Civic Hall, Leeds General Infirmary and Leeds Metropolitan University. The green space of Park Square is seen towards the left of the photo, with Queen Street and York Place on the bottom left. Wellington Street runs along the bottom right Westgate and The Headrow can be seen running horizontally just above the centre. Taken around 1999 as the Prince's Exchange office building, opened in that year, can just be seen in the bottom right hand corner, but work has not yet started on laying out Millennium Square.
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