Otley Road Flood 1954
|Otley Road Flood
||21st August 1954
|A444 + A445 & A446
Top: A lorry is forcing it's way through the flood on Otley Road (A65) going in
the direction of Leeds.
The houses behind the lorry are on Ghyll Royd.
left with the chimney is Nunroyd Mill.
Middle: A car appears to be marooned in the flood water on Otley Road (A65)
houses are on Ghyll Royd.
These Edwardian villas were built by the Peate family
for senior staff at the adjacent Nunroyd Mill.
Bottom: Looking across a flooded Otley Road (A65), in the foreground are several
MAP homes (Ministry of Aircraft Production), these pre-fabricated dwellings were
erected in various sites around Aireborough.
They were to house workers who were
brought in to work at the Yeadon Avro factory. Behind the MAP homes are houses
on Nunroyd Avenue.
A West Yorkshire bus on route 55 to Bradford is driving
through the flood water.
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