Aireborough Historical Society

High Street 1960s

Yeadon High Street. 1960s

Title
High Street
Date 1960s
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
L062 + L075 + L092 + L101 + L133 & L143 + L202     Photographer Charles Lideard, donated by his daughter Christine Hogg
Comment
1: Looking down the High Street before Morrison's store was built on the left.
H & E Wright have a shop on the left, to the right is the Leeds Co-operative shop at the corner with Marshall Street.
 
2: The upper High Street, in the centre is the Albert Mill which was demolished in 1971.
On the left edge is Back Alma Street, then Alma Street, next Rockfield Terrace, the view today has changed as properties on Alma Street have been demolished leaving a shorter street with a green space next to the High Street,
On the right is the Albert Inn with the sign for Tetley's ales outside.
 
3: Looking up the High Street, at the end of the left side of the road is the old Lecture Hall set back a little then Albert Mill.
The Albert Inn on Albert Square is in the middle of the view.
 
4: The large white building on the left was Yeadon Picture House (cinema) and is now the Aviator public house (March 2016), on the right Stott's hardware shop and Crockatt's dry cleaners can be seen.
 
5: Section of the High Street, on the left is F E Moore at one time this was a pharmacy and until recently (June 2015) was a florists shop and is now vacant (July 2015)
To the right is Clark photographer now Blue Estate Agents, the premises immediately following are now occupied by the Yorkshire Bank.

6: The end of the High Street looking down the Steep (Town Street), on the left is the Great Outdoors shop on Ivegate, to the right is Westminster Bank on Silver Lane.

7: Looking across the High Street to premises of F E Moore, on the left edge is Rigg's butchers.

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Pre-1970: Looking up the High Street to Albert Square, on the left side are Stott's plumbers and hardware store, moving right, Hudson Bros. butchers, Crockatt's dry cleaners and the Chocolate Box.

Just before Albert Square the Lecture Hall is still standing, it was demolished in 1973.

To the right are properties which were cleared when Morrison's supermarket was built in 1970.

Photographer the late Dennis Court




 

valryan85a
valryan85a
Yeadon High Street as I remember it and the days when the Albert Square had the annual fair for Yeadon Feast my granny lived in Rockville Terrace and Football as a child
01 November 2015
vjmol30
vjmol30
Looking down The Steep to the right above Wrays outfitters the shop painted green was a Cobblers (shoe repairers)
apparently at one time known as Coombes, later this small chain of shops seen in other West Yorkshire towns taken
over by Timpsons.
11 October 2017
jean dean
jean dean
Picture 3 you can just make out the sign for Starkies Field, right hand side bottom corner and also the blue sign for Yorkshire Penny Bank same side, I use to use that to put my savings in, it was in an old building behind the Picture House.
08 November 2017
Tony Hunt
Tony Hunt
Oh i remember it well great place to live spent many hours in Bar Montanari listening to super music on dukebox those were the days .
30 January 2018
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