leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Results Found (50), Result Page (1 of 3)
Search Aspect (Top 50 most viewed images)
Location - Leeds & District

[1]Bridge End (City Centre) (4 comments)
Bridge EndUndated, but taken sometime in the 1890s the photo shows a curved row of 3-storey, brick built terraced retail premises, all of which appear to be empty. The building is covered in posters advertising an auction for the sale of building materials following street improvements. There are also other advertisements. There is a horse and cart waiting by the roadside and several men passing by, one of whom is looking at the photographer and carrying some kind of pail or basket.
[2]Marsh Lane Police Station (New), Number 66 (Bank) (8 comments)
Marsh Lane Police Station (New), Number 66 31st December 1907. View of the Police station at the junction of Marsh Lane (left) with Saxton Lane, numbered 66 Marsh Lane. This replaced the old station which was on the opposite side of the road at 111 Marsh Lane. The new station opened in 1907 and contained a mortuary. It continued as a Police Station until 1936 when it was used by the Training Department. It was closed in 1961. After 1961 the Police Station was used as a refuge for homeless families with the cells on the ground floor converted to bedrooms. On the far left is the North Eastern Railway Bridge on Marsh Lane with the Old Railway Inn next to it.
[3]Cottingley Hall Estate, plans (Cottingley) (182 comments)
Cottingley Hall Estate, plans15th July 1950. View shows the temporary accommodation layout for Cottingley Hall Estate.
[4]Harrogate Road, Cottage (Moortown) (2 comments)
Harrogate Road, Cottage31st May 1939. Cottage property in state of disrepair. Outbuilding with notice of farm stock sale handled by Bartle and Son. It is possible this property was called Ivy Cottage or Wood Cottage. The water tower at Moortown is in the background. Moortown service reservoir was completed in 1872 and later enlarged twice. The tower is 100ft high and was opened in 1923, there are 118 steps to the top, where the concrete tank can hold 75,000 gallons of water. It is the oldest water tower in the city.
[5]Balm Road, Barmouth Street (Hunslet)
Balm Road, Barmouth Street18th November 1943. View looks across Balm Road, to Barmouth Street and Terrace, the end houses of which have been demolished. To the left, exposed interiors show the chimney flues with fireplaces, interior walls, floor levels and exposed roof timbers. In the foreground the cobbled road has tram lines bordered by poles supporting the tram power cables. The curbs and bases of the poles have blackout markings. The houses to the centre have small yards with low walls. All the houses are back-to-back. On the right, in the distance are advertising hoardings.
[6]County Arcade, Mecca Locarno (City Centre) (245 comments)
County Arcade, Mecca LocarnoUndated, Photo possibly dating from the early 1960s, looking from Cross Arcade into County Arcade to the front of the Mecca Locarno Ballroom. This dancehall had opened on 3rd November 1938. Mecca closed in 1969 (a new venue had been opened in 1964 in the Merrion Centre). It became The Stone in 1983 then a cafe in 1994. Notices outside give details of admission prices, varying from 2/6d early on Sunday evening (12.5p) to 6/- (30p) on Saturday nights. A special event is promoted on the round advertisement 'Midsummer Nights Dream Carnival, Wednesday 24th June, 3 bands, hats, balloons, novelties, competitions, 3/6d (17.5p). On the left edge is Vicker's gift shop, on the left of the Mecca is Greenwood's menswear business. Elster shoe shop is on the right, then Banks music in the window is on the right edge.
[7]Swan with Two Necks, number 1 Waterloo Road (Hunslet) (12 comments)
Swan with Two Necks, number 1 Waterloo RoadUndated. Image shows the Swan With Two Necks, a public house located at number 1 Waterloo Road at the junction with Low Road. Low Road is the rear of the triangular-shaped building. The junction is often referred to as 'Swan junction.'
[8]Leeds Bridge, Bridge End (City Centre) (20 comments)
Leeds Bridge, Bridge End17th October 1945. View looking south along Leeds Bridge to Bridge End. A man is walking along the Leeds Bridge and a boat is underneath. G. Angus and Co. Ltd. is on the right with a clock above it. Hick Brothers ironmongers, Charles Best and Son mill furnishers and J. Lax and Son leather merchants are on the left. The Adelphi Hotel is on the corner with Dock Street and Aire and Calder navigation is opposite. Tunstall and Co. roofing felt manufacturers, people and traffic are in the background.
[9]Hunslet Lane, looking north (Hunslet) (1 comment)
Hunslet Lane, looking north4th August 1980. Looking north along Hunslet Lane, seen from Tetley's Brewery. Many cars are parked in the foreground. On the right, a man is looking at motorbikes on display outside Motor Cycle Spares, No.47 Hunslet Lane. Next to this is the junction with Salem Place, with Salem Congregational Church beyond. Further along are are offices of the British Waterways Board. On the left, bus shelters can be seen in front of the Red Lion public house.
[10]Beeston Road, site of Holbeck Union Workhouse (Beeston) (13 comments)
Beeston Road, site of Holbeck Union Workhouse18th November 2005. View of the site of the former Holbeck Union Workhouse on Beeston Road. The front entrance was to the right. Much of the area is now grassed over though part of it is covered by Beeston Hill St. Lukes Cof E Primary.
[11]Briggate, looking north (City Centre) (4 comments)
Briggate, looking northUndated View of Briggate looking north towards the junction with Boar Lane and Duncan Street, probably taken around the 1960's. Shops on the left include B.J. Jenkins Ltd., motor dealers, at no.21; John Dyson & Sons Ltd, watchmakers and jewellers, with the clock above; and, past the junction with Boar Lane, Saxone Shoes. On the right is Burton tailors, then after the junction with Duncan Street is a building which includes Schweppes Waters, London & Manchester Assurance, Walker & Hall, jewellers and Paragon jewellers.
[12]Hunslet Lane, Salem Congregational Chapel (Hunslet) (12 comments)
Hunslet Lane, Salem Congregational Chapel16th August 1950. View looking north-east at Salem Congregational Chapel at the junction of Hunslet Lane and Salem Place. The chapel is stone-built with a semi-circular section facing the road. 'Salem Church' is inscribed above the door.
[13]Hunslet Lane, Hunslet Road (Hunslet) (3 comments)
Hunslet Lane, Hunslet Road3rd May 1939. Hunslet Road looking down from Bridge House on the right. Appleyard car garage and petrol filling station is in the centre of the photograph beyond which is the Salem Institute and Congregational Church built in 1791, the incumbants at the time were Rev's H.J.S.Guntrip and Harry A. Turner. A gas lamp can be seen in the foreground.
[14]Meadow Lane, junction with Hunslet Road (Hunslet)
Meadow Lane, junction with Hunslet Road3rd May 1939. On the left is Hunslet Road. The outline of Tetleys' Brewery can be seen after the row of tall dark buildings. Next right is Leeds Bridge House, the wedge shaped building at the junction of Hunslet Road and Hunslet Lane. It was built as a temperance hotel around 1875, but later used for a variety of purposes. Here, Tunstall and Co. Ltd. have a roofing felt business. Other companies were also using the premises. Behind Bridge House, on both sides of Hunslet Lane, Appleyard of Leeds Ltd. have a garage and petrol station. The rounded front of Salem Chapel can be seen behind the garage. The Chapel was first built in 1791 and altered in 1907. The road junction on the right is with Meadows Lane.
[15]Wellington Road no. 101 (Wortley) (3 comments)
Wellington Road no. 1018th March 1960 View shows number 101 Wellington Road the premises of H. Bryden and Son, motor agent and motor cycle dealers. They are also licensed to sell petroleum and have a shell pump towards the left, where a man is filling a Morris Minor van. Wilson Row is visible on the left.
[16]Kirkgate (City Centre) (6 comments)
Kirkgate12th December 1930. Kirkgate, showing Reid's Pork Butcher at number 7, Yorkshire Penny Bank at numbers 8 & 9, James Goodrick, tailors, with a sale, and then Fish Street. Northern Export Co, furriers, are on the next corner. There are signs to business entrances in Fish Street and also an arrow of light bulbs pointing to the Elecrical Illuminations. There are also another tailors, Bramham Pork Butchers and three different types of vehicle plus a man up a ladder.
[17]Church of the Venerable Bede, Stanningley Road (Bramley) (4 comments)
Church of the Venerable Bede, Stanningley RoadUndated Image shows the Church of the Venerable Bede at the junction of Stanningley Road and Cockshott Lane. Built 1937/8 the church was designed by Gribbon, Froggit & Brown, and is a cubic modern design with simple gothic arches inside. The church is still in use today.
[18]Chadwick Lodge, 24 Crown Point Road (Hunslet) (3 comments)
Chadwick Lodge, 24 Crown Point Road18th November 1948. The front view of Chadwick Lodge, a stone built house with a slate roof and Georgian portico, situated at no. 24 Crown Point Road by the junction with Black Bull Street. Steps lead up from its garden. Built for the Chadwick family who were cloth and wool dyers, the first mention of Chadwick Lodge is found in a directory of 1842 when Joseph Chadwick was the occupant. In the 1851 census William Chadwick, dyer, lived there along with his wife Hannah and several children and servants. Following William's death Hannah and family continued to live there until c1871, after which occupants of the house during the rest of the 19th century included William Kitchen (dyer), George C. Topp and John S. Edwards (brewer). The Grade II listed building is still standing in the midst of new development all around.
[19]Harrogate Road, junction with Stainbeck Lane (Chapel Allerton) (2 comments)
Harrogate Road, junction with Stainbeck Lane26th April 1948. View of Harrogate Road at the junction with Stainbeck Lane. The Yorkshire Penny Bank can be seen towards the right. A tram, no.119, is travelling along Harrogate Road on route no.2. Workmen are seen on the road making alterations to the junction.
[20]Holt Park Library, interior view (Holt Park)
Holt Park Library, interior viewJune 1985. Interior view of Holt Park Branch Library situted with Ralph Thoresby High School on Farrar Lane. This view shows people browsing the cassette stand.