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[1]Wellington Picture House, 226 Wellington Street, Wellington Bridge (City Centre)
Wellington Picture House, 226 Wellington Street, Wellington Bridge1921. View of Wellington Picture House at number 226 Wellington Street, Wellington Bridge. The cinema opened on 9th November 1920 and closed on Saturday 5th November 1941. When the cinema opened the proprietor was Max Goldstone. The building was designed by archiitect, G. Fred. Bowman of number 5 Greek Street. There was seating for an audience of 693, 524 on the ground floor and 169 in the gallery. The premises are now demolished.
[2]County Arcade, Mecca Locarno (City Centre) (235 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.
[3]Bank Street (Horsforth)
Bank Street1911. View of Bank Street. people posing for the camera. Shadow on the street is beiung cast by the chimney of Horsforth Laundry.
[4]Can You Help? (Unknown) (11 comments)
Can You Help?1969. Close up of part of an unknown street of terraced housing. Two women stand chatting outside no. 3; one is holding a small child while the other carries a shopping bag. Several other children are gathered around a playpen beneath the window. Image courtesy of Eric Jaquier; any help in identifying the location would be appreciated.
[5]Leeds Bus with passengers (Horsforth) (1 comment)
Leeds Bus with passengersUndated. Bus on the Horsforth-Leeds route with passengers. A notice on the window informs that the bus will go via Hawksworth Road.
[6]Crown Point Works, Electricity Station (City Centre)
Crown Point Works, Electricity StationLeeds Tramways Electricity Station had been built at Crown Point Works in 1897 to generate power to run tram system. Work continued after this date as the demand for power grew. In this view girders are being erected as part of a new boiler house building
[7]Poplar Mount in Poplar Way, High-rise flats (Bramley) (2 comments)
Poplar Mount in Poplar Way, High-rise flats1969. These two blocks of High-rise flats are situated in Poplar Way and are called Poplar Mount, housing 93 flats between them. They are photographed from the sixth floor of a neighbouring block of flats called Poplar Court. They were built to a height of 36 metres and have twelve storeys. Poplar Mount and Poplar Court were built in 1963/4. Snow covers the ground.
[8]Cross Green Lane, No 43 (Cross Green) (3 comments)
Cross Green Lane, No 4327th October 1978. View of Cross Green Lane looking south east, showing juction with Ark Street in the foreground. A. Lightfoot, clothiers is at No. 43 in the centre, by the junction with Easy Road. There are advertising hoardings by the road and a telephone kiosk and bus shelter in view.
[9]Kirkstall Abbey grounds, the Geological Garden of 1954 (Kirkstall) (1 comment)
Kirkstall Abbey grounds, the Geological Garden of 19541990. Image shows the Geological Garden laid out in 1954 in Kirkstall Abbey Grounds. The perimeter is a map of England with standing examples of types of stone in the areas from which they originate.
[10]Whitehall Road, Doncasters Monk Bridge Ltd., entrance (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Whitehall Road, Doncasters Monk Bridge Ltd., entranceUndated. View of Whitehall Road showing the main entrance on the north side to Doncasters Monk Bridge Ltd., iron and steel works. This was probably taken not long before the demolition of the factory, which took place in 2006; at least part of the buildings here have been taken over by IEP Airfoils Ltd, seen on the left.
[11]Black Swan Yard (City Centre) (10 comments)
Black Swan Yard25th October 1898. Part of North Street Improvement Area, was number 2 North Street, now part of Vicar Lane. On the left houses, some with basements, access down steps from pavement. Railings act as barriers to open area. There are two wall signs for T. Butter, Coach builder. At the end of the yard are outside toilets and a cart. To the right, premises with wooden steps to upper doors. Yard has some cobbles, other parts unsurfaced.
[12]Roundhay Park, Waterloo Lake, motor boat (Roundhay)
Roundhay Park, Waterloo Lake, motor boatUndated. Image of Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park, showing the motor boat "Gibraltar" filled with passengers at the Electric Launch Landing Stage. A boathouse is seen in the background. This image was digitised as part of the ‘Future Prospects of Urban Parks’ project, conducted by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds City Council, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant number: AH/N001788/1).
[13]Radio Leeds Studio, Jack Higgins (City Centre) (1 comment)
Radio Leeds Studio, Jack Higgins8th February 1971. Image shows Studio 2 at Radio Leeds,which at this time was operating from the Merrion Centre. The interviewer (on the left)is Chris Hawksworth. Also seen in the studio is the writer Harry Patterson, more commonly known as Jack Higgins.
[14]House of Recovery, Beckett Street (Burmantofts) (17 comments)
House of Recovery, Beckett StreetUndated. The building opened in 1846 as a fever hospital. It is surrounded by iron railings and a small stone wall. The street in front is paved with stone sets.
[15]Mabgate Mills (Mabgate) (2 comments)
Mabgate MillsUndated, View looks through the entrance of Mabgate Mills. In the background the yard in the centre of the industrial premises is just visible. On the right, the door to the yard is painted with the names of various firms which were located here. These include 'Glaslok, patent roof glazing Co', 'Fox, Rutherford and Co, rag merchants - First door on the right in the yard' and 'Mabgate Chair Works - Third door on the left'.
[16]Boar Lane, No.1, junction with Briggate. (City Centre) (2 comments)
Boar Lane, No.1, junction with Briggate.22nd June 1936. Looking across from junction with Duncan Street, to vacant property. Upper storey occupied by James McLean Ltd., Turf Commision Agents (Bookmaker). Left, John Dyson, jeweller and clockmaker. The clock inscribed 'Tempus Fugit' was a popular meeting place for Leeds people. The business was founded in 1865 and closed in 1990. People in view, some with umbrellas, a shop bicycle with a delivery basket can be seen, the rider wearing a waterproof cape.
[17]North Street (City Centre) (1 comment)
North Streetc1906. North Street, east side with the Crown and Anchor Inn. Showing Leeds old leadworks (part of old workhouse)and A Caldwell, cycles.
[18]Old workhouse, Troy Hill (Horsforth) (3 comments)
Old workhouse, Troy HillUndated. Built of local stone, thought to have been built late 16th, early 17th century by the Craven family near to the Horsforth corn mill. In 1627 the Cravens sold their interests in Horsforth to Francis Layton of Rawdon, who in turn sold to Walter Stanhope. In 1856 Walter Stanhope gave his Grandson Edward Stanhope the house and mill. By the early 18th century the house had been passed to the parish to be used as a workhouse. It accomodated people from Horsforth and Rawdon. It was used in the 19th century as a methodist chapel.
[19]Lady Lane (City Centre) (9 comments)
Lady Lane15th April 1924. Number 7 Lady Lane, premises of Turner Wilson, brokers and dealers. Next, junction with Edward Street then number 9 Henry Thorne & Co. Ltd, Cocoa manufacturer. Founded in 1832 the chocolate, toffee and ginger grinding. Signs on factory walls advertise Cocoa. A gap in the buildings can be seen with railings, this is St Johns Square, The view is looking towards St Peter Street.
[20]Hunslet, aerial view looking west (Hunslet)
Hunslet, aerial view looking westUndated. This aerial view of Hunslet shows The Oval in the middle with the Penny Hill Shopping Centre below and to the left. At the bottom is the junction of Church Street, leading off to St. Mary's Church at the centre left, and Low Road, leading right. Hillidge Road runs across the top of The Oval, while the M621 dominates the top half of the picture, running from the left edge to the right edge. Dewsbury Road is above this with the two tower blocks of Crescent Towers (left) and Crescent Grange between. Holbeck Moor is at the top right with a row of high-rise flats that were demolished in 2010 alongside it. The view shows cleared areas where development is due to take place, these include an area at the centre left which will become Grange Close and Grange Road, a space in the middle due to be playing fields and at the centre right the site of Hunslet Green Retail Centre.