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[21]Blackman Lane (Woodhouse) (9 comments)
Blackman Lane8th December 1953. Looking north-east across Blackman Lane to the Blenheim Memorial Church on the right. A notice advertises an organ recital. In the gap between the buildings is Carlton Garage, with an Esso petrol pump. On the wall of the next building, a sign for Carlton Lodge Cafe (transport cafe). A gas lamp is next to the cafe sign. This next building is the warehouse for Bray, Geo + Co.Ltd., Lighting engineers. It has distinctive ventilators on the roof. Bray's main factory was just round the corner on Leicester Place. Three of the five cars parked on the street are, from left to right, a Ford Prefect, a Morris Minor, and Ford Popular.
[22]Cockburn High School, Burton Road (Beeston) (161 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.
[23]Manston Lodge (Cross Gates)
Manston Lodge29th June 1948. An iron and wood enclosure, a large section of which is backed by sheets of corrugated iron sheeting. Piles of wood are stacked at two points. A stone terrace building supports several ladders. Some coppice timber can be seen leaning against an outbuilding. There are some mature trees standing within the enclosure. There is an Army & Navy surplus store sign attached to the nearest tree.
[24]Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse)
Woodhouse Street16th November 1952. Woodhouse Street nos. 158-170. 170 Junction Pennington Court, Frank Beaumont, boot repairer, 168 Joseph Pickard, pawnbroker and jeweller. Note: 3 balls sign, nos. 166-160 demolished, 158 occupied by R Baxter, 156 Junction Pennington Street, Walter and Gertrude Heald, newsagents 154 Junction Pennington Street, Somerville, Jn & Wm, pork butchers.
[25]Armley Park, Stanningley Road (Armley)
Armley Park, Stanningley RoadUndated A tinted postcard depicting Armley Park in Stanningley Road. Here, the main entrance gates can be seen and paths and gardens are formally laid out. A short distance from the central entrance is the ornamental fountain which commemorates Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee and was presented to the Park by W.H.Gott Esq. of Armley House. In the centre of the background is the Bandstand which was presented by the Overseers of Armley. At either side are two covered shelters, one of these was designated for the use of ladies and children.
[26]Boathouse, Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park (Roundhay) (3 comments)
Boathouse, Waterloo Lake, Roundhay ParkUndated, Image shows the promenade roof of the newly constructed Boathouse on the western edge of Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park. Council workers completed the building in June 1902. Materials used were redwood and varnished pitch-pine. A central staircase led down to the lakeside. The Boathouse had storage for 150 boats and a dry dock for 'The Mary Gordon'(an electric pleasure boat launched in 1899) at the eastern side.
[27]Arndale Centre, interior view (Cross Gates) (4 comments)
Arndale Centre, interior viewUndated. Interior view of the Arndale Shopping Centre on Station Road. Shops visible include Leyland Paint and Wallpaper Ltd., the Hot Bread Kitchen and Bancrofts Cards. Seating is arranged in the middle of the aisle. The Arndale Centre was built in the 1960s.
[28]Throstle Lane (Middleton) (24 comments)
Throstle Lane18th April 1950. Picture shows Throstle Lane at the junction with Thorpe Street. Two shops are visible, 'Allsops Grocers' and 'Vernons Fisheries'. Houses are visible on the right hand side of the photo. A fence and hedge can be seen on the left. The bumper of a car is also visible. Adverts for 'Gold Flake Tobacco', 'Woodbine cigarettes', can be seen.
[29] Plaza Cinema, Assembly Rooms, 32 New Briggate (City Centre) (44 comments)
 Plaza Cinema,  Assembly Rooms, 32 New Briggate1970. View showing the Plaza Cinema at 32 New Briggate. The building, designed by George Corson and James Robertson Watson of Leeds, opened as the Assembly Rooms Concert Hall in 1898. It became a cinema on Monday 15th April 1907 advertising "new century talking and singing pictures". The opening picture was a film showing the stage act of 'Little Tich', an English music hall comedian whose real name was Harry Relph. The picture house was able to seat an audience of 1,100 and admission charges were: front circle 2/- (10p) and 1/6d (7.5p), side circle and stalls 1/- (5p), area 6d (2.5p) and gallery 3d (1p). The name changed to the 'Plaza' on Monday 25th August 1958 until its closure in 1985. The Assembly Rooms are now (Nov. 2007) being restored as part of the major Grand Theatre refurbishments.
[30]Easterly Road, Grange Park Avenue, Eastfield (Oakwood) (6 comments)
Easterly Road, Grange Park Avenue, Eastfield22nd February 1951. View of Eastfield at the junction of Easterly Road and Grange Park Avenue. Stone house with slate roof and ivy covered walls. Outbuilding to left and smaller house to right of picture. Garden with trees behind stone wall with iron gates. There is a streetlamp and sign advertising Roundhay Grange garage on Dib Lane.
[31]Oak Tree Drive in the snow (Gipton) (1 comment)
Oak Tree Drive in the snowUndated. Image thought to have been taken in Oak Tree Drive after a snowfall. The block of flats on the left is possibly Briarsdale Court with Briarsdale Heights on the right. The bus is travelling on North Farm Road. Houses on the left are part of the Ambertons. The view looks towards Seacroft.
[32]Conference Place, number 1, at the junction with Whingate Road (Armley) (17 comments)
Conference Place, number 1, at the junction with Whingate Road1969 Image shows number 1 Conference Place, a shop at the junction with Whingate Road. A large advertising board for the Yorkshire Evening Post reads 'come home to a much better evening!' There are chewing gum machines either side of the entrance to the shop. At the other entrance, a dog sits on the pavement. The shop was also addressed as number 38 Whingate Road.
[33]New Briggate, looking south-west (City Centre) (3 comments)
New Briggate, looking south-westc1971. View of New Briggate looking south-west from the junction with Merrion Street, right, towards The Headrow. On the left, the Tower Cinema is showing the film 'Carry On Henry' with Sidney James and Kenneth Williams, which opened in the UK in 1971. Also featured is 'The Long Duel' starring Yul Brynner. The Tower Cinema opened on 12th April 1920, following a conversion of the old Grand Arcade by the architect J.P. Crawford of Albion Street. It was to close in 1985. Further along is the Grand Theatre which opened on 18th November 1878. In the distance on the opposite side of the road is the side of Lewis's department store which faces onto The Headrow, then across The Headrow is Burton's Menswear.
[34]Seacroft Primary School (Seacroft) (10 comments)
Seacroft Primary Schoolc1967. Building in the background is Seacroft Grange built in 1627 and at this time used as part of the school. The Grange was originally the home of the Tottie family and was known as 'Tottie Hall' until 1837 when it became the property of John Wilson and was known as Seacroft Grange. The Wilson coat of arms is displayed in stone over the east door. One of the tenants at the turn of the century was Dr. William Pogson who was a skin specialist and developed a soap known as 'Dr. Pogson's soap'. He was the Seacroft doctor from 1872 until his death in 1912. The Grange was the home of the primary school from 1941 to 1974; it then became an Adult Education Centre but is now boarded up and derelict. In the foreground of the photograph are the grounds with a climbing frame and children playing on it.
[35]Manston Lodge (Cross Gates) (1 comment)
Manston Lodge3rd February 1950. View looking north east from the grounds on Manston Lodge on Austhorpe Road. Construction work is being carried out on the houses next door with ladders leaning up against the houses and piles of wood are under plastic sheets. A brick wall separates the houses from the Lodge.
[36]King Alfred's Castle, Stonegate Road (Meanwood) (1 comment)
King AlfredUndated. A folly, built by Jeremiah Dixon, in memory of Alfred the Great. It was on Tunnel-How Hill and was demolished in 1946.
[37]Upper Mill Street (Dickinsons Yard) (City Centre) (1 comment)
Upper Mill Street (Dickinsons Yard)1946. View of Dickinsons Yard which was later renamed Upper Mill Street off 31 Boar Lane. Photograph was taken to show proposed site for car parking accomodation.
[38]Manston Lodge (Cross Gates) (5 comments)
Manston Lodge23rd November 1955. Picture shows view looking north from Austhorpe Road. The lodge can be seen in the background with a wooden fence surrounding it. A cul-de-sac is visible in the centre of the picture. To the right is the Navy and Army Surplus Stores. Lamp post is visible on the left.
[39]Howley Hall, clubhouse and farm (Morley)
Howley Hall, clubhouse and farm31st July 1960. View showing on the right the clubhouse of Howley Hall Golf Course, once the Bailiff's House of Howley Hall, and on the left the old farmhouse of Howley Hall Farm. Two golfers make their way up the path in the foreground towards the clubhouse. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
[40]Austhorpe Road, postcard (Cross Gates)
Austhorpe Road, postcardUndated. Postcard view of Austhorpe Road showing a row of shops numbered (from left) 19 to 41.