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[1]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (22 comments)
Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place4th June 1964 View showing the buildings and rear entrances of Bewerley Street Infant School. It was the first purpose built school to be erected by Leeds School Board and opened its doors to pupils on August 8th, 1873. It has classrooms with large, arched windows and behind the high wall, toilets are situated. By the 1950s, the school was for Juniors (7 – 11 Years), the Infants having moved to a school on Hunslet Hall Road.
[2]Aerial View, Greenthorpe Estate (Bramley) (25 comments)
Aerial View, Greenthorpe Estate1963 On the left is Henconner Lane with Bramley Town end in the top left corner. Moving right, is the Wyther Estate across Stanningley Road. In the top right area are Armley Hill Top cemetery and St Mary's Hospital just below this are tower blocks and new housing which is the Poplar Estate. Below this, the Greenthorpe Estate, stretching down to Pudsey Road, with Armley Heights estate to the right.
[3]Cardigan Mount (Burley) (2 comments)
Cardigan Mount9th May 1967 Section of Cardigan Mount, odd numbered side, looking towards Cross Cardigan Terrace.
[4]County Arcade, Mecca Locarno (City Centre) (227 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.
[5]Leyburn Terrace no. 2, Normanton Street (Beeston)
Leyburn  Terrace no. 2, Normanton Street25th June 1973 On the left of the image is the start of a row of large through terraced houses with large front gardens and yards at the rear. On the right a car is parked on Normanton Street. Just visible on the right is Back Temple Terrace.
[6]Aerial View, Holbeck Moor (Holbeck) (108 comments)
Aerial View, Holbeck Moor1963 Aerial view of Holbeck Moor district. Holbeck Moor Lane runs left to right across the centre with St Matthews Street/Top Moorside on the left. St Matthews Church is at the junction. In the centre are blocks of flats which were, with additional housing named after local worthies eg Hugh Gaitskell, Charles Jenkinson (Vicar of Holbeck and Labour councillor, responsible for building of Quarry Hill Flats). In the right foreground is Holbeck Moor.
[7]Ring Road Beeston, junction with Elland Road (Cottingley) (20 comments)
Ring Road Beeston, junction with Elland Roadc1950s. View showing Ring Road Beeston by the junction with Elland Road. On the left is Crow Nest House, part of the Crow Nest Works, formerly the sausage skin factory of Kraft & Hornings but around the time of the photo it had been used by a transport firm. The photograph, taken around the late 1950s, shows the building in poor condition, with the ground floor windows boarded up and broken panes at the upper storey level. A Ford Anglia car can be seen.
[8]Cockburn High School, Burton Road (Beeston) (151 comments)
Cockburn High School, Burton RoadUndated. View of Cockburn High School in Burton Road. It was named after Sir George Cockburn, a former Chairman of Leeds School Board and an educationalist. The school opened on 17th July 1902.
[9]Mark Lane, looking from New Briggate (City Centre) (2 comments)
Mark Lane, looking from New Briggate14th October 1928 View looking up Mark Lane from New Briggate, Halfords Cycle Company Ltd can be seen from the corner with Greenhills Tailors visible on upper level. Other shops include Boots Direct Ltd, Blooms Opticians and George Ashworth. Allders department store now occupies this site.
[10]Wellington Street, Tram 534 (City Centre) (4 comments)
Wellington Street, Tram 5341st September 1954, View of tram 534 on route 534 on route 18 to Cross Gates Advert for Hammonds Guards Ale on the side of the tram. Number 42 bus to Lower Wortley can also be seen.
[11]Meadow Road, Robert Hudson Ltd (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Meadow Road, Robert Hudson Ltd21st January 1935. View of Robert Hudson Ltd Portable railway manufacturers at Raletrux House. Wesley Hall Pentecostal Church can be seen on the right.
[12]Cottingley Hall Estate, plans (Cottingley) (176 comments)
Cottingley Hall Estate, plans15th July 1950. View shows the temporary accommodation layout for Cottingley Hall Estate.
[13]Roundhay Park, Children's Day (Roundhay) (22 comments)
Roundhay Park, ChildrenUndated. View showing crowds of spectators watching a display of Maypole dancing at the annual Children's Day at Roundhay Park. This was a popular event, attended by schools from all over the city, which ran from 1920 until the 1960s. Children took part in physical exercise displays and dancing and a Queen was crowned each year.
[14]Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse) (19 comments)
Woodhouse StreetC. 1960s. Colour photograph looking from Woodhouse Street towards the junction with Johnston Street. The Chemic Tavern can be seen on the right. Shops on the left at numbers 1 and 3 Johnston Street are a clothes shop and a newsagents. A warehouse can be seen behind the red brick buildings at numbers 5 and 7. In the foreground, people are waiting under a bus shelter on Woodhouse Street. Photograph courtesy of Robert H. Stead.
[15]Headingley Castle (Headingley) (7 comments)
Headingley CastleJune 1967. Front view of Headingley Castle off Headingley Lane. Headingley Castle was originally set in 22 acres. It was built on land bought from Barbara Marshall and designed in the early 1840s by architect John Child for wealthy corn merchant Thomas England Esq. Child's design employs fire-proofing construction techniques and makes extensive use of cast-iron. Minor alterations were made to the fabric in the late 1860s. The Tudor-Gothic villa had also been known as "The Elms". In 1866, the estate was purchased by cloth merchant and property developer Arthur Lupton (1809-1889). Arthur had married Jane Crawford that year. The Luptons of Leeds were landed gentry; a political and business dynasty. The family had been landowners in the Leeds area since the 18th century. Arthur Lupton also owned the Newton Park Estate in Potternewton from the 1840s, selling it to his brothers, Francis and Darnton Lupton in 1870. By the 1930s, the Newton Park Estate had become the largest private housing enterprise in Leeds. By 1909, Headingley Castle was the home of millionaire Frank Harris Fulford (1868-1943), the antiquarian and owner of the Bile Bean Manufacturing Co. Leeds. A founder member of Leeds Art Collections Fund, Fulford was also a collector of Chinese jade and other Objet d'art. He gifted several items to be displayed in the Blue Drawing Room at the Temple Newsam museum in 1939. Fulford died at Headingley Castle, Leeds, in August 1943. The house was converted into a school for the blind by the 1960s but this had closed by 1993. Headingley Castle's description is taken from - Historic building report: Headingley Castle, Headingley Lane, Leeds; - published by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, Swindon : National Monuments Record Centre, August 1996. The building was offered for sale by Leeds City Council Development Agency in 2000
[16]City of Leeds School (City Centre) (64 comments)
City of Leeds School1992, View looking from Merrion Street on to Junction of Great George Street with Woodhouse Lane. City of Leeds School can be seen on the corner. The school was opened in 1889 and was converted into council offices in 1994.
[17]Meadow Lane, Raletrux House (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Meadow Lane, Raletrux House21st January 1935. View of premises of Robert Hudson Ltd. Portable railway manufacturers.
[18]Camp Fields (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Camp Fields12th September 1938.Camp Fields clearance from Back Row and Stone Row looking across to David Street and Front Row. Bricklayers Arms on the left and the Carpenters public house on Front Walk, on the right. Leeds Industrial Co-operative Society bakery and Victoria Engineering works can be seen on Front Row.
[19]Pavilion Cinema, Stanningley Road (Stanningley) (8 comments)
Pavilion Cinema, Stanningley Road1970. View of the Pavilion Cinema on Stanningley Road. The 644 seater cinema was designed by Leeds architect J.P.Crawford and opened on Saturday 28th February 1920 with a showing of 'Daddy Longlegs' starring Mary Pickford and 'The Man who Repaid for Freedom' with William Farnum. Admission prices were 5d (2p), 8d (3.5p) and 1/- (5p). The cinema closed on Saturday 5th April 1970 when it became a Bingo Hall. The final film shown was 'Invitation to a Gunfighter', released in 1964, starring Yul Brynner, Janice Rule and George Segal. This image, dated 1970, is of the Star Bingo and Social Club era and advertises daily Bingo sessions and a one hundred pound prize.
[20]Hanover Mount nos. 2 - 12 (City Centre) (1 comment)
Hanover Mount nos. 2 - 1221st August 1959 On the left is the corner of Hanover Square, moving right, Hanover Avenue can be seen at the top of Hanover Mount. Number 12 Hanover Mount is an off-licence shop, business of Arthur Ward. Continuing right are numbers 10 to 2 Hanover Mount. Number 2 is obscured by the tree on the right, this is where the side of Hanover Square begins. Three sides of the square were houses, the fourth had the ground of Denison Hall. The tree in view is in the Denison Hall grounds.