Aireborough Historical Society

Leeds Road

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Leeds Road
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
B223 + D052 + X139 + X141 + H487
1: Over Lane is at the junction on the left.
A tram is traveling towards Guiseley.
On the reverse is a message:
"Isn't this a good one. Hope they are all good. It is lovely here. We have been out ever since we came here. L Thornton"
It was addressed to Miss Webster, 26 Victoria Street, Skipton

 2: Low Green is on the left, Well Lane is on the right with Greenhill Chapel. The view is looking towards Rawdon crossroads

3: Leeds Road looking towards Rawdon crossroads, on the left is Micklefield Lane, the trees are in Micklefield Park.
On New Road Side a double decker bus has just passed the Temperance Hall (Rawdon Empire Cinema).
The bank building is at the corner with Harrogate Road, moving right the low building is  occupied by Addy's outfitters and Rawnsleys. 
   On the right side of Leeds Road is Berry's tobacconists with the Regent Salon hairdressers at the right edge.
Unusual items of street furniture are the traffic lights topped with Belisha beacons.

4: On the left is Rawdon Co-operative Central Stores, the left window has a display of ladies wear, then the grocery department with the butchers on the right of the parade.
The junction with Micklefield Lane is next, Micklefield Park is surrounded by a wall. On the right is the junction with Harrogate Road.
5: Leeds Road is to the left, the premises at the junction with Micklefield Lane were the Rawdon Co-operative Stores.


These are lovely thank you for posting them to the website. On the one of the Rawdon traffic lights you can see a mill chimney in the background which must be Green Lane Mills
19 January 2014
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