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[1]Roundhay Road, junction with Spencer Place (Harehills)
Roundhay Road, junction with Spencer Place1969. Image shows Roundhay Road looking towards the junction with Spencer Place. A young woman carrying a shopping bag is waiting to cross the road. Shops opposite are numbered 81-83 Roundhay Road and include Vernons 'Price Down Store' and a sweet shop beginning with 'J. & H.' but we were unable to find a confectioners' listed with these initials. In the background on Spencer Place are three storey terraced properties with steps up to the entrances and large bay windows. Beyond these the domed building is the former Leeds Institute for the Blind school at 79 Roundhay Road whilst the building on the extreme left is possibly the Prince Arthur public house.
[2]Buckton Street, Beeston Hill (Beeston) (1 comment)
Buckton Street, Beeston Hill1969. View of old red brick, back-to-back terraced homes in an elevated position in Buckton Street on Beeston Hill. The main block in the foreground is numbered, from left to right, 24, 22 and 20. Buckton Street was situated off Cemetary Road close to Holbeck Cemetary. The view in the background is north-east across Holbeck to Leeds city centre. There is a glimpse of the flat roofs of Matthew Murray School immediately behind the rooftops of Buckston Street. Among more distant landmarks are the clock tower of Leeds Town Hall, the Merrion Centre and the spire of Trinity Church (in from the right).
[3]Can you Help? (Unknown) (1 comment)
Can you Help?1969. Image shows an unmade street with red brick terraced homes either side and lines of washing strung between. The houses have arched entrances with doors opening directly onto the pavement. The gaps between the blocks of properties are likely to house yards with outside toilets. In the background another street runs across the bottom with a shop in view. The house on the extreme right is numbered 21. Any help in identifying the location would be appreciated. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[4]Eastern Street, looking south (Armley)
Eastern Street, looking south1969. View of Eastern Street looking south from the junction with Whingate Terrace towards Tong Road in the background where industrial premises with a tall chimney can be seen. The image shows a woman as she pegs out her washing on a line strung across between the red brick terraced homes on either side, nos. 32 - 46 on the right and nos. 39 - 49 on the left. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[5]Can You Help? (Unknown) (1 comment)
Can You Help?1969. Image shows a group of girls and boys of varying ages as they play out in a back street with what appears to be plastic pipes or cardboard tubing. The red brick teraced homes seen either side have back yards most likely housing outside toilets. In the background a chimney belches out plumes of smoke. We would be interested in any thoughts as to the location of this photograph. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[6]View from the Bank area to the city centre (Bank) (1 comment)
View from the Bank area to the city centre1969. View from derelict land, where streets of red brick housing had once stood, across in a northerly direction to the city centre and beyond. Railway Street and then the railway viaduct, with its many arches, runs across horizontally in the foreground. Beyond the viaduct is Marsh lane Goods Station and behind that is the large residential complex known as Quarry Hill Flats. The disused gasholder station near St. Peter's Square can be seen, left. The view looks across to the Civic Hall (left edge) and the mult-storey buildings of the Merrion Centre. In a little way from the right the tower of the Parkinson building belonging to the University of Leeds is just visible in Woodhouse. At the right edge is the North Eastern Gas board multi-storey building in New York Road. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[7]Lilian Street looking towards Kirkstall viaduct (Burley)
Lilian Street looking towards Kirkstall viaduct1969. View down the lower part of Lilian Street, between Wolseley Road and Kirkstall viaduct, which is visible in the background. It comprises blocks of red brick back-to-back terraced homes with yards housing outside toilets and was one of a series of streets located just off Kirkstall Road which are now demolished. The house with the 'For Sale' sign on the right is number 44 Lilian Street. Through the arch of the viaduct there is a view to Viaduct Works.
[8]Kirkstall Road to Kirkstall Power Station (Burley) (1 comment)
Kirkstall Road to Kirkstall Power Station1969. View from Kirkstall Road (possibly near the viaduct) across to Kirkstall Power station where one of the chimneys can be seen, left, and also both of the large cooling towers in the centre. An LCT bus stop in the foreground has the numbers of buses travelling in the direction of Horsforth (24, 25, 26, 27). A sign on the brick building is partially seen and reads 'Ministry of Public Building . . . ' There is a large arched entrance with an open wooden door. Any further information welcomed.
[9]East Street looking west towards Leeds Parish Church (City Centre) (1 comment)
East Street looking west towards Leeds Parish Church1969. View of East Street looking west towards the tower of Leeds Parish Church of St. Peter. The four storey building at the left edge is the Church Army Lodging Home at number 53 Call Lane and is marked on the 1968 OS map as 'hostel'. It stands on the corner with East Street. Signs are visible for the firm of motor engineers, Berry & Quin, located at 'The Garage' in Cross Maude Street, and also Montague Harris & Co. Ltd., wholesale clothiers at number 4 East Street. Cross Maude Street was a short and narrow street running between East Street and Maude Street.
[10]Back Gipton Avenue, from Gathorne Terrace (Harehills)
Back Gipton Avenue, from Gathorne Terrace1969. View looking along Back Gipton Avenue from Gathorne Terrace. Backs of houses on Gipton Terrace are on the left while on the right are houses which face on to Gipton Avenue. Several children of varying ages are seen playing in the street. Houses running along in the background are on Bankside Street.
[11]Marsh Lane Garth, flats (Bank)
Marsh Lane Garth, flats1969. View shows the flats of Marsh Lane Garth situated on Marsh Lane by the side of Brick Lane, just visible on the left. A lady stands on the balcony by the door of no. 17, while another lady is seen walking along the street below.
[12]Barnbrough Street, nos. 1 - 9 (Kirkstall)
Barnbrough Street, nos. 1 - 91969. View shows Barnbrough Street looking down towards Kirkstall Road with Kirkstall Power Station seen in the background. Terrace houses shown are numbered (from left) 1 - 9.
[13]Howden Street, children playing (Hyde Park)
Howden Street, children playing1969. View shows children playing in Howden Street which runs up from Queen's Road to King's Road. This is a back street into which the back yards of terraced houses on Howden Place (seen on the left here) and Howden Terrace open. Unusual brick walls with a wave design on top enclose the yards on the left. At the top of the street is King's Road where the Parish Hall of All Hallow's Church can be seen.
[14]Rosebank Grove, no. 32 (Burley)
Rosebank Grove, no. 321969. View of Rosebank Grove showing no. 32, situated at the end of a terrace, with the top of a flight of steps which lead down to Westfield Crescent just visible on the left. A young boy stands in the doorway, with a young woman just behind him reading a letter, while a smaller child can just be seen peeping out of the window and a dog is in the street outside the door.
[15]View from Burley across to Kirkstall Power Station (Burley)
View from Burley across to Kirkstall Power Station1969. View is believed to be taken from Burley and shows red brick terraced houses in the foreground. In the middle ground Kirkstall Viaduct cuts across horizontally and Kirkstall Power Station, with its chimneys and enormous cooling towers, looms in the background. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[16]Holbeck looking towards Wortley (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Holbeck looking towards Wortley1969. Birds-eye view of Holbeck looking towards Wortley. In the foreground the lozenge-shaped works is likely to be part of Elland Road Brickworks belonging to B. Whitaker & Son Ltd. Elland Road cuts across the picture horizontally behind this building. The red brick streets of back-to-back terraced homes in view run between Elland Road and Ingram Road and are the Tilbury's. Clayton's Pork Butcher's is visible at number 114 Elland Road at the junction with Tilbury Terrace. Running at an angle between the playing fields of Matthew Murray School and Ingram Road are more terraced streets, the Eustons. Matthew Murray School is clearly seen in the middle distance then beyond it is the railway line crossing Gelderd Road. The Schweppes Mineral Water Works occupies a large site between Whitehall Road and Gelderd Road and is addressed as number 92 Gelderd Road. Just right of centre, in the far distance, two blocks of high rise flats are visible. These are Wortley Heights, left, and Wortley Towers, right, off Tong Road. They were built in 1966 to a height of 47 metres on 17 floors. Photograph courtesy of Eric Jaquier.
[17]Sweet Street West, Derwent View (Holbeck)
Sweet Street West, Derwent View1969. View looking from wasteland on the south side of Sweet Street West towards the junction with Derwent View in the centre. No. 22 Sweet Street West is at the end of the terrace followed by nos. 2 to 16 Derwent View. On the far left is no. 24 Sweet Steet West. Moving further back are various industrial premises as the view looks towards the city centre. One of the Italianate towers of the Tower Works is seen in the centre with the Town Hall tower beyond ths.
[18]Domestic Street, Silver Dollar Star Bingo and Social Club (Holbeck)
Domestic Street, Silver Dollar Star Bingo and Social Club1969. View of Domestic Street showing the Silver Dollar Star Bingo and Social Club. Notices on either side of the entrance give the times of the bingo sessions and the jackpot prizes to be won. Formerly the Picture House Cinema, the building was designed by F. W. Rhodes of Upper Wortley and opened on Wednesday 5th January 1916 with a showing of "My Old Dutch" with Albert Chevalier, as well as the latest War gazette. It closed as a cinema on 11th July 1962, the final film being "2 and 2 make six" starring George Chakaris.
[19]Queen's Road, junction with Hartwell Street (Hyde Park)
Queen1969. A young girl appears to be just catching a ball whilst playing out on Queen's Road. In the background is Hartwell Street, a back street which has on either side the back yards of the through terraces of Hartwell Place (left) and Hartwell Road (right).
[20]Queen's Road, junction with Hartwell Road (Hyde Park) (1 comment)
Queen1969. View shows two girls playing out in the street by the junction of Hartwell Road (left) and Queen's Road (right). The premises of Irene, hair stylist, are seen on the corner at no. 2 Queens Road, then moving left are terraced houses on Hartwell Road in descending order from no. 37. Terraced houses on the right are on Autumn Avenue.