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[1]Millennium Square, Carriageworks (City Centre)
Millennium Square, CarriageworksUndated. View looking across the Mandela Gardens in Millennium Square towards the Carriageworks complex. The Carriageworks, which includes the former Electric Press building as well as Stansfield Chambers and Portland Chambers, and was built on land which was once occupied by the West Riding Carriage Manufactury, was redeveloped in the early 2000s as a theatre complex with bars and restaurants. In the foreground is a Leeds City Council display board giving information about Mandela Gardens. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[2]Millennium Square, 'Both Arms' (City Centre)
Millennium Square, Undated. Close-up view of the sculpture 'Both Arms' by Kenneth Armitage situated in the Mandela Gardens area of Millennium Square. Kenneth Armitage was born in Leeds in 1916 and attended Leeds College of Art in the 1930s. His 16' high bronze cast sculpture cost £23,000 and was designed to create a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. In the background is the Ha!Ha! bar occupying part of the Carriageworks complex. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[3]Lovell Park tower blocks, from Lovell Park View (Little London)
Lovell Park tower blocks, from Lovell Park ViewUndated. View looking towards the Lovell Park tower blocks from Lovell Park View. From left are Lovell Park Heights, Lovell Park Grange and Lovell Park Towers. The flats were built in 1967 and reached a height of 47 metres over 17 floors. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[4]Concord Street, from North Street (Leylands)
Concord Street, from North StreetUndated. View looking along Concord Steet from the junction with North Street. The view looks towards Leylands Road in the distance. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[5]North Street, east side (Leylands)
North Street, east sideUndated. View shows the east side of North Street. Part of Leeds College of Building is seen on the right, followed by the junction with Concord Street. At the end of the row, by the junction with Skinner Lane, is Northgate, occupied by Fox Hayes, solicitors. This firm went into administration in January 2009. The building, addressed as 118 North Street, is now occupied by Hentons chartered accountants. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[6]New York Street, looking west (City Centre)
New York Street, looking westUndated. View looking west along New York Street towards the junction with Kirkgate. The Post Office is on the left. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[7]Kirkgate, looking south-east (City Centre)
Kirkgate, looking south-eastUndated. Looking south-east down Kirkgate towards the railway bridge and Leeds Parish Church, now Leeds Minster. The edge of Kirkgate market hall is on the far left, then No. 1 Oriental Buffet, a Chinese restaurant, can be seen at no. 1 New York Street. At the other side of New York Street is Royal Amusements. To the right is the junction with Call Lane. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[8]Park Square, looking towards Leeds Town Hall (City Centre)
Park Square, looking towards Leeds Town HallUndated. View looking across the gardens of Park Square towards Park Square North, with Leeds Town Hall visible in the background. Scaffolding surounds no. 40 Park Square North while Alfred Drury’s statue of Circe can be seen in front of it. Photograph courtesy of James William Bell.
[9]View from Hobby Horse car park, looking east (Little London)
View from Hobby Horse car park, looking east1970. View taken from the car park of the Hobby Horse public house on Lovell Park Road, looking in an easterly direction across Sheepscar towards high rise flats in the Beckett Park, Lincoln Green and Burmantofts areas. From left, the first three blocks are Shakespeare Towers, Shakespeare Court and Shakespeare Grange, then blocks on the Lincoln Green estate including Lincoln Towers, Grantham Towers, Marston Mount, Boston Towers and Cherry Court, then the three identical blocks of Brignall Croft, Gargrave Court and Scargill Grange, and finally flats on the right include Torre Green and Torre Gardens with Appleton Square, Appleton Close, Appleton Court and Saville Green behind.
[10]View from Hobby Horse car park, looking south-east (Little London)
View from Hobby Horse car park, looking south-east1970. View taken from the car park of the Hobby Horse public house on Lovell Park Road, looking south-east. Wasteground beside the car park has since been redeveloped with new housing. The block of houses to the left still exists on Lovell Park Hill but is now surrounded by new buildings. A tower block visible behind is possibly Naseby Grange. In the centre background is St. Mary’s Church, Mabgate, while to the right the view looks towards Quarry Hill Flats and Saxton Gardens.
[11]View from Hobby Horse car park, looking south-east (Little London)
View from Hobby Horse car park, looking south-east1970. View taken from the car park of the Hobby Horse public house on Lovell Park Road, looking south-east. Wasteground beside the car park has since been redeveloped with new housing. The tower block to the right is the British Gas tower on New York Road. The view looks towards Quarry Hill Flats and Saxton Gardens in the centre.
[12]Emmanuel Church, Woodhouse Lane (Woodhouse)
Emmanuel Church, Woodhouse Lanec1969. Image shows a snow-covered Emmanuel Church at the junction of Woodhouse Lane and Cavendish Road. This former C of E Church was consecrated on 15th September 1880 and is now the Universities Chaplaincy in Leeds, supporting all faiths and known as the Emmanuel Centre.
[13]Holborn Street, looking towards Woodhouse Street (Woodhouse)
Holborn Street, looking towards Woodhouse Streetc1971. View from Holborn Street looking across the cleared areas around Institution Street towards Woodhouse Street. A lone building stands between Holborn Street and Institution Street but this too would soon be demolished, as the area was to be redeveloped with new housing. Towards the left Eltham Street leads up from Woodhouse Street, while the white-fronted building to the right of centre is Parkinson’s Garage at 100-102 Woodhouse Street.
[14]Bagby Terrace, from St. Mark’s Road (Woodhouse)
Bagby Terrace, from St. Mark’s Roadc1971 View showing Bagby Terrace from the junction with St. Mark’s Road. Terraced houses visible are (from Left) nos. 15 and 17 Bagby Terrace and nos. 82 and 80 St. Mark’s Road. These houses have since been demolished.
[15]St. Mark’s Road, looking north (Woodhouse)
St. Mark’s Road, looking northc1971. View looking north along St. Mark’s Road. The first junction on the left is with Bagby Terrace. Holborn Towers can be seen in the distance; this is still standing today (2020) but all the other buildings in the image have since been demolished.
[16]Street Lane, looking west (Moortown)
Street Lane, looking westc1971. View shows Street Lane looking west towards Scott Hall Road. This is a residential area with semi-detached houses on all sides. Houses on the left number in ascending order from 511 nearest the camera.
[17]Holborn Street, looking towards Institution Street (Woodhouse)
Holborn Street, looking towards Institution Streetc1971. View of Holborn Street looking towards Institution Street, showing rubble in between where demolition has recently taken place. The area has since been redeveloped with new housing. On the left is the former Temperance Hall and Mechanics Institute, with behind it to the right Woodhouse Methodist Church which would shortly also be demolished. To the right of the image, Midgley Place and Midgley Terrace can be seen. In the background are terraced streets of Woodhouse, in the midst of which the clock tower of Quarry Mount Primary School stands out towards the left.
[18]Street Lane, looking towards Scott Hall Road (Moortown)
Street Lane, looking towards Scott Hall Roadc1971. View shows Street Lane looking west towards the junction with Scott Hall Road. This is a residential area with semi-detached houses on all sides.
[19]Leeds University Campus, in snow (Woodhouse)
Leeds University Campus, in snow1969. View shows part of Leeds University campus covered in snow. A snowman and a large hollowed-out snow structure have been built on the field.
[20]Norman Terrace, looking west (Roundhay)
Norman Terrace, looking west1971. Looking west along Norman Terrace. Terraced houses rise in ascending order from no. 7 partially visible on the left up to no. 27 at the junction with Norton Road, where semi-detached houses can be seen.