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[1]Duncan Street, looking east (City Centre)
Duncan Street, looking east31st March 2017. Image shows Duncan Street, looking east towards the Corn Exchange, seen from Boar Lane with the junction with Briggate on the left. The Yorkshire Building Society can be seen just past the junction.
[2]Bishopgate Street, from New Station Street (City Centre)
Bishopgate Street, from New Station Street31st March 2017. View looking down on Bishopgate Street from New Station Street. On the left is an office building with office space advertised to let. Next to this is the Scarborough Hotel public house. The road leads down to the railway bridge in the centre from which it emerges at the other side as Swinegate.
[3]Kirkgate, looking south-east (City Centre)
Kirkgate, looking south-east31st March 2017. View looking south-east along Kirkgate towards the railway bridge and Leeds Minster (formerly Leeds Parish Church). On the left is part of Kirkgate Market with CC Hair and Beauty and Amplifon Hearing Aid Specialists on the outside. On the right are The Regent public house and Ahura Hair Studio. The junctions with New York Street (left) and Call Lane (right) can be seen.
[4]Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment (City Centre)
Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment31st March 2017. Image shows shops on Kirkgate awaiting redevelopment. Kirkgate Anglers and The Computer Assistant laptop repair & sales centre appear to be still open but Fabrication next to them is closed and boarded up. To the right, work has started on the redevelopment of the First White Cloth Hall, the initial stage of the "Kirkgate Quarter" project. This is being undertaken as part of Leeds City Council's "Townscape Heritage Initiative", which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as well as the City Council and property owners.
[5]Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment (City Centre)
Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment31st March 2017. View of Kirkgate showing old shops boarded up and awaiting redevelopment, although Kirkgate Anglers at no. 95 and The Computer Assistant laptop repair & sales centre at no. 96 still look to be open. The railway bridge is on the far left. The redevelopment of the "Kirkgate Quarter" is being undertaken as part of Leeds City Council's "Townscape Heritage Initiative", funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as well as the City Council and property owners.
[6]Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment (City Centre)
Kirkgate, shops awaiting redevelopment31st March 2017. View of Kirkgate looking towards the railway bridge showing boarded up shops awaiting redevelopment; these include the former Pet City on the right. Cars are parked on the road and Leeds Minster (formerly Leeds Parish Church) is in the background beyond the bridge.
[7]East Ardsley, Bradford Road (East Ardsley) (1 comment)
East Ardsley, Bradford RoadUndated. View of Bradford Road taken at the junction with Thorpe Road. on the corner is East Ardsley Boy's School, built around 1874 on the site of the Old Town School. After the school closed, the building was used as a youth club, and was demolished in the early 1990s.
[8]East Ardsley Sheds (East Ardsley)
East Ardsley ShedsUndated. View of East Ardsley rail sheds, situated to the north of the collieries, off Station Lane. The sheds are housing several steam locomotives.
[9]East Ardsley Colliery (East Ardsley)
East Ardsley CollieryUndated. View of East Ardsley Colliery, also known as Holliday's Pit, possibly taken from Moor Knoll Lane, which continues off to the left of the picture. The chimneys of Ardsley Ironworks can be seen in the background. The colliery was in operation until 1968, and the area landscaped after the colliery closed.
[10]Cross Gates Station, Portico (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Station, PorticoUndated. View of the portico on Cross Gates railway station, with staff posing for photographs amongst the plants decorating the area. The station platform buildings were demolished in the early 1970s after Cross Gates ceased to be a junction after closure of the Wetherby line in 1964.
[11]Cross Gates Station, ramp (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Station, rampUndated. View looking east down the ramp from the booking office at Cross Gates railway station. Letters planted in the banking are just visible on the right.
[12]Cross Gates Station, banking (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Station, bankingUndated. View of planting in the banking above the eastbound platform at Cross Gates railway station.
[13]Cross Gates Station, Booking Office (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Station, Booking OfficeUndated. View looking west up the ramp to Cross Gates Station Booking Office. The words "to the Booking Office" are planted in flowers on the banking, The old booking office building is now Monroe's Florist.
[14]Cross Gates Railway Station, platform (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Railway Station, platformDate unknown. Image shows railway staff on the south platform at Cross Gates Railway Station, looking towards Station Road. On the left is a ramp leading up to the bridge over the tracks, and the Station Hotel can just be seen at the top right, above the train.
[15]Cross Gates Station, Portico (Cross Gates)
Cross Gates Station, Porticoc1900s. View of the Portico at Cross Gates Railway Station. The area is decorated with plants, and staff are posing for the photograph. The station platform buildings and canopies were demolished in the early 1970s after Cross Gates ceased to be a junction after closure of the Wetherby line in 1964.
[16]St. Joseph's School Rugby Team 1954-55, Goldthorpe Cup Winners (Hunslet) (1 comment)
St. Joseph1955. Image shows St. Joseph's R. C. School Rugby Team of 1954-55, proudly displaying the Goldthorpe Cup which they had won for the first time, beating Bewerley Street School in the final. The view was taken in the schoolyard, with the cloakrooms in the background. The school is situated on Joseph Street. Peter Jackson, who supplied the photograph, has named those in the picture as:- Top, from left: Mr. Halloran, Mallinson, Keane, Glynn, Wilson, McCarthy, Snee, Mr. Arnold; Middle, from left: Mr. King, O'Donnel(?) Wright, Gowland, Jackson, Smith, Mr. Shearon; Front, from left: Hazelwood, Duggan, Hezelgrave, Heenan.
[17]Bewerley Street School, class photograph (Hunslet)
Bewerley Street School, class photographJune 1950. School photograph of a class of boys in their final year at Bewerley Street School, taken in the summer of 1950 when they were about to leave school and start work. All the boys would be aged 15 or shortly to become 15. The names of those pictured, according to Cliff Hayward who donated the photograph, are:- Teacher: Bob Hudson; Back row: Colin Herbert, Ronnie Webb, Cliff Hayward, Peter Taylor, Derek Foster, Stanley Robinson, Jack Clark; Middle row: Peter Clegg, Kenneth Cook, Peter Dawson, Brian Coulson, Ronnie Bickerdyke, Billy Brayshaw, Maurice Langton, Malcolm Douglas; Front row: Gordon Parish, Geoffrey Clayton, Bob Norfolk, Raymond Fox, Joe Mawson, Norman Ramsden, John Thickbroom.
[18]Broad Lane School, Rugby League Team 1949 (Bramley) (1 comment)
Broad Lane School, Rugby League Team 19491949. View shows the Broad Lane School rugby league team of 1949. The photograph was provided by Nigel Thwaite, who names the boys as:- Back row, left to right: Unknown, Douglas Coats, Dennis Askham, Brian Chapman, Unknown, Alan Smith, Nigel Thwaite; Middle row: Unknown, David Irwin, Paul Fountain, Leslie Musgrave, Unknown, Billy Stott; Front row: Unknown, Michael Padgett. The teacher on the right is the head teacher Mr. Bates.
[19]St. Mary's Hospital, student midwives (Armley)
St. Maryc1950. View shows a class of midwifery students at St. Mary's Hospital, taken on the grass outside the hospital which is situated on Green Hill Road. The students include Ruth Taylor, a farmer's daughter from Westmorland, who is sixth from the left in the middle row. The hospital was originally built as Bramley Union Workhouse in 1871-72. It became known as St. Mary's in 1948; by that time it had been training midwives for 20 years and had 106 maternity beds. The maternity department closed in the late 1970s and the hospital now concentrates on mental health and learning disability services.
[20]Horsforth Secondary Modern School, Mr. Danson's class (Horsforth)
Horsforth Secondary Modern School, Mr. Dansonc1957. View shows Mr. Danson's class at Horsforth Featherbank Secondary Modern School around 1957. The photograph was supplied by Kenneth Baldwin, who has named a few of the pupils:- Second row from back: fourth from left Christine Armitage, sixth from left ? Kemp; 3rd row from back: fourth from left Susan Fairburn, then possibly Andria Smith next to Mr. Danson. The school was situated on Featherbank Lane.