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Location - Leeds & District

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Albion Street, Electricity Showrooms. (City Centre)
Black & White image16th November 1929. End walls of Electricity Showrooms after demolition of adjoining buildings. 'Ruston' crane in foreground of picture, with 'M.Harrison and co, public works contractors, Leeds' on the side.
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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 imageOctober 2003. View shows Ash Tree Grange off Swarcliffe Avenue in the early stages of demolition. This 12-storey block of high-rise flats was built in 1965 and reached a height of 36 metres; a crane with a long reach is needed to hack away at the top floors. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows demolition in progress of Ash Tree Grange, a residential tower block off Swarcliffe Avenue. It had been completed in 1965 and consisted of 12 storeys reaching a height of 36 metres. A huge crane is needed to reach the top of the building as it was not possible to blow it up due to the closeness of other properties. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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Ash Tree Grange, prior to demolition (Swarcliffe)
Colour imageOctober 2003. View shows demolition work about to start on Ash Tree Grange, a residential tower block built in 1965 and situated off Swarcliffe Avenue, from where this photo is taken. A crane with a high reach is ready to begin taking off the top of the building. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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