Aireborough Historical Society

Otley Road 2016



Title
Otley Road
Date 15th March 2016
Location Guiseley
Photo ID
V498 & V499
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This building was originally a Chapel of Rest, for a short time it was converted into an Italian coffee shop, now business of Pure Basement Systems (September 2016).

Photographer Edwy Harling

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April 2016: Bathroom and kitchen showrooms, the building was erected as Guiseley Picture Palace in 1913 by Mr Runnyman who also played the piano and created sound effects for the silent films.

The land had previously been used as a fairground, before the cinema was built picture shows were held in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel off Town Street.

Photographer Joanne Coultas

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April 2016: Descon offices in what used to be Guiseley Police Station, to the left is Victoria Road.

Photographer Joanne Coultas

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April 2016: To the left is Oxford Road, the business with the red signage is Belvoir rental agency which opened here in 2016, at the corner with Otley Road is a branch of the Halifax Building Society then Uni X Spa.

Photographer Joanne Coultas

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April 2016: Otley Road with Oxford Road  to the right of the Station Hotel which is on the left. Work had been done to improve the road layout and traffic light system.

Photographer Joanne Coultas

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A field behind the new Aldi store at White Cross, said to be a proposed site for new housing. Houses in the background are on Moorland Crescent, the clock tower of the former High Royds hospital is on the skyline.

Photographer Joanne Coultas
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September 2016: Bickerton dental surgery on Otley Road. 

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Descon Engineering Design is located in what used to be Guiseley Police Station.

Victoria Road is on the left.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Domino's Pizza outlet on Otley Road opposite the Station Hotel car park.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Full Circle funeral services, these premises were formerly a menswear hire shop then a wedding dress business.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Full Monty sandwich shop on Otley Road, to the right is Morton Terrace.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Guiseley Carpets on Otley Road, the premises were once Charlie Yates auction rooms.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Illingworth trade premises supplying hand and power tools, based in the Fountain Works which is located to the rear of 72 Otley Road.

This is also the home of W Busfield soft drinks.

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September 2016: Lookers garage, dealers in Ford cars, photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Various types of homes built on the site of the Silver Cross pram works.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Pear Tree Cottage, one of the cottages which comprise The Birks.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Premier Cru Fine Wine shop on Otley Road.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: Row of shops on Otley Road, the photographer Edwy Harling is standing just past the Station Hotel, Creditas is the business in front of him.

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September 2016: Looking along a row of shops towards the Station Hotel, see image C661 for the opposite view.

Photographer Edwy Harling

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September 2016: "Good Skin Days " treatment clinic at the junction of Otley Road (left) and Back Lane (right).

 

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