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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #30 on: June 26, 2012, 08:43:53 PM »
I would have been too.  >47<

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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #31 on: June 26, 2012, 09:09:51 PM »
How incredibly frustrating!!  Still, at least you can say you were there. ;)
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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #32 on: November 30, 2012, 11:02:43 PM »
On my brief visit to Leeds last week I looked for the location of Blackett's Cafe where Steve looks for his Mum. This was filmed on Woodhouse Street in Leeds. When Steve crosses the street to the Cafe, you can see the spire of the Church of the Holy Name in the background. This has since been demolished. There's a photo of the church on the Leodis website:
http://www.leodis.net/display.aspx?resourceIdentifier=2012116_173143
Nowadays this area has been completely cleared and redeveloped:
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I was passing along Kirkstall Road and couldn't resist stopping for another look at the site of Lilian Street, seen in 'Miss Him When He's Gone'. Looking up to the viaduct it's amazing to think that this area was once packed solid with back-to-back houses! (I know I posted a similar photo in November 2010, but the weather was much better this time!)
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Here's a relic of the past - these cobbles behind the former Rising Sun pub (now a second hand furniture shop) were once part of Lilian Place, which ran between Lilian Street and Kirkstall Road. The houses must have been tiny!
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Leeds Museum has an interesting display about back-to-back houses, with a reconstructed interior of what one would have looked like in days gone by:
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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #33 on: December 01, 2012, 06:34:40 AM »
I'm surprised those cobbles are still there!. I went into some back-to-backs in a museum a few years ago, think it might have been the Black Country museum  >48<

Brilliant detective work Rob  >39<

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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #34 on: December 01, 2012, 06:01:48 PM »
Good research, Rob and very interesting to read and to see your photos.
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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #35 on: December 01, 2012, 08:54:18 PM »
That viaduct is something special Rob......... thank goodness they didn't pull that down!   >4<


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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #36 on: December 04, 2012, 09:22:09 AM »
Very nice photos and interesting Rob. Great shame the church was demolished  :( Leeds slums certainly were comprehensively removed to make way for modern habitation although this somehow seems sad by the loss of valuable building heritage and past social culture  >48<

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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #37 on: June 21, 2013, 02:59:33 PM »

Thanks for the photos I like seeing the then and now though in some cases I would rather live in the then.
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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View and in November 2010
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2013, 05:56:15 PM »
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Re: FF locations in Leeds on Google Street View
« Reply #39 on: June 24, 2013, 04:31:41 PM »
Now for some locations from "Miss Him When He's Gone".

Here's the Foley house in the very run-down Lilian Street:

There's a photo of Lilian Road, with number 20 in the foreground, at the Leodis site:

http://www.leodis.net/display.aspx?resourceIdentifier=200419_7830447

I presume they are looking in the other direction.