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[1]children, in street (Unknown) (17 comments)
children, in street16th June 1951. View shows children playing in the street. Behind them two women talk and other figures are in the background. Washing hangs up across the street and a car is visible. Crates of milk can be seen.
[2]Armley Ridge Road no. 1a, Town Street nos. 110, 112 (Armley) (6 comments)
Armley Ridge Road no. 1a, Town Street nos. 110, 1124th July 1960 View looks along Armley Ridge Road towards the junction with Town Street. A. Bolton drapers can just be seen on the left edge at number 149. Moving right is a fish and chip shop at number 1a Armley Ridge Road followed by the back entrances to numbers 110 and 112 Town Street.
[3]Branch Road, Lower Wortley Road, Golden Terrace (Wortley)
Branch Road, Lower Wortley Road, Golden Terrace1958 View looks from Branch Road up to the junction with Lower Wortley Road. On the left edge, shop fronts on Branch Road are just visible with signs for Capstan and Senior Service. Numbers 308 to 300 Lower Wortley Road run from left to right in the back ground. Number 1 and 3 Golden Terrace, followed by an outside toilet block can be seen towards the right.
[4]Spence Lane, Gelderd Road no. 19 (Holbeck) (9 comments)
Spence Lane, Gelderd Road no. 198th March 1965 View looks from Gelderd Road along Spence Lane in the direction of Whitehall Road. On the left is the premises of J. and H. Smith Ltd, builders hardware and machinery merchants. This is Corner House on Whitehall Road. Moving right, three residential properties, numbers 13 to 17 Spence Lane then the Skew Bridge public house at number 19 Gelderd Road.
[5]Beckett Street (Burmantofts) (12 comments)
Beckett StreetUndated, This image shows a walled in grassed area at the rear of the Cemetery Tavern at number 132 Beckett Street.
[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]Trinity Street nos. 22, 23, 24, 25, 12, 13 - 17 (City Centre) (4 comments)
Trinity Street nos. 22, 23, 24, 25, 12, 13 - 179th May 1930 View from Commercial Street to Boar Lane. On the left, number 22 is the Ostlers Arms, landlady Mrs Mary Ann Best. Sign details smoke room, home brewed mild and bitter beers, refreshments. At number 23 were George Rushton's Dining Rooms. Number 24 was multi-occupied including Marshall Brothers carriers, and P. Thomson shipping agent. Number 25 was also used by various companies including James H. Thompson engraver, Arthur Myers printer and the Atlas Express Company. On the right, sign for Johnson's Engravers Ltd, this was number 12. Clock and sign for Yorkshire Evening News newspaper and publishing company can be seen, this business occupied numbers 13 to 17.
[8]Beckett Street nos. 94 - 102 (Burmantofts) (15 comments)
Beckett Street nos. 94 - 102Undated, Image shows a parade of shops on Beckett Street. On the far left at number 102 is the Elliot fisheries with Gallons Ltd, grocers at number 100 on the right. In the centre at number 98 is W. Bradshaw electrical store with the L & S Lowes drapery store on the right at number 96. On the far right at number 94 is the H & H Colley newsagents selling cigarettes, confectionery and some groceries.
[9]Aerial View, Holbeck Moor (Holbeck) (114 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.
[10]Calverley Street, Great George Street (City Centre)
Calverley Street, Great George StreetUndated, View looks down Calverley Street onto Great George Street. Originally Calverley Street finished here, until it was extended to meet Fenton Street, in 1914. On the left is the former Masonic Hall which was built in 1865, now used as O'Neil's public house. In the centre are properties which were demolished to allow for extension, including G. Horner's garage and automobile repairs which was also a Vulcan car agents. On the right is St George's Sign Works where Gawthorpe's Ltd had been based although a sign is visible in this view which states 'Owing to street improvements, We have removed to, 32 Park Place'.
[11]King's Road nos. 18, 20 (Hyde Park) (6 comments)
King6th December 1972 Image shows on the far left Hartwell Road. On the right are numbers 18 and 20 King's Road, a row of terraced houses with cellars and private yards.
[12]York Road, nos. 29 - 31 (York Road) (2 comments)
York Road, nos. 29 - 31c1932. View of York Road showing nos. 29 (left) and 31, situated between the junctions with Bread Street on the left and Apple Street on the right.
[13]Bewerley Street Infant School, seen from the rear in Kirkland Place (Hunslet) (23 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.
[14]Ashworth Street (Woodhouse) (3 comments)
Ashworth StreetUndated. View of Ashworth Street which ran from St. Marks Road, down across Holborn Street and ended at the back gardens of houses which fronted Institution Street. The back of the Methodist Church is visible in the distance, which fronted Woodhouse Street. Further into the distance Quarry Mount School can be seen, the building with the clock tower. To the right of the tower, on the skyline is the top thirty or forty feet of the Leeds Corporation refuse destructor chimney. It is located on Meanwood Road in Meanwood Valley and believed to be the tallest chimney for many miles at approximately 240 feet (73 metres).
[15]Children's Home, Lingfield Approach (Moortown) (41 comments)
Children1955. This image shows the brick built post war children's home on Lingfield Approach, Moortown Estate.
[16]Queen Victoria Street, nos. 6 - 18 (City Centre)
Queen Victoria Street, nos. 6 - 1821st January 1980. View of the north side of Queen Victoria Street, showing shops, from left, no. 6 - 8 Readicut wool shop, 10 Boodle-am fancy boutique, 12 Cameron Beamont optician, 14 Oliver meanswear and 16 Halford's Bakers and Restaurant. The area is a pedestrian precinct lined with seats and with bushes in containers.
[17]Back Lloyd Street nos. 8, 9 (Burley) (2 comments)
Back Lloyd Street nos. 8, 923rd December 1959 This is looking across from Kings Buildings to Back Lloyd Street. The two houses seen in the centre are numbers 9 (left) and 8 (right) Back Lloyd Street.
[18]Bakehouse, Tilbury Avenue (Holbeck) (1 comment)
Bakehouse, Tilbury Avenue14th May 1936. Situated off Elland Road, bakehouse for Eli Jowett and son Ltd. The company had several retail shops across the city.
[19]Chapeltown Road, nos. 243 - 259 (Chapeltown) (8 comments)
Chapeltown Road, nos. 243 - 259c1980. View showing a parade of shops on Chapeltown Road, numbered 243 - 249, including at no. 243 William Hill bookmakers, no. 245 W.D. Perkins' Bakery and no. 247 Wilby's, which sells flowers, frozen foods, tinned goods, fresh fish, salad and fruit. The white building behind is the Hayfield Hotel.
[20]Olympia Works, Blackburn Aircraft (Roundhay) (10 comments)
Olympia Works, Blackburn AircraftUndated, View of production at Blackburn Olympia Aircraft during 1939-45 period. Robert Blackburn was the son of George Blackburn, works manager for Thomas Green, Smithfield Iron Works. He was born 26th March 1885, formed Blackburn Aeroplanes at 18 Spencer Place making monoplanes at a cost of £500 each. In 1911 he built the Mercury Plane at Hunslet premises on Balm Road, which was the former Midland Railway stables. It was called the Blackburn Aeroplane Co, becoming a limited company in 1914. The Admiralty ordered 12 BE2c planes which were produced at the Olympia Works. This was a former roller skating rink on Roundhay Road, Soldiers Field was used as a test ground. After 1918 this was no longer used, Blackburn moved most production to a site at Brough in 1929.The factory opened again in 1936 but finally closed in 1946, there is a supermarket on the site now. The variety of planes manufactured by Blackburn included the Swift, Dart, Ripon, Shark, Swordfish, Firebrand, Barracuda, Botha and Skua. A Blackburn Skua fighter destroyed the first enemy aircraft of World War 2 on 26th September 1939. In April 1940 the German battleship Koenigsberg was sunk off Bergen, Norway by a Skua. Robert Blackburn was made a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society in 1918, he died in 1955 aged 70.