High Street 1860 to present (09)

High Street 2009
Title High Street
Date 2009 to 2012
Location Yeadon
Photo ID K439
Comment 1st October 2009: An unusual view of the High Street which centres on the Yorkshire Bank then has shops and businesses curving off to left and right. Photographer Ian Wray.
High Street 2009

P300 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

View from the steps of Yeadon Town Hall taken after 2009 when the Town Hall Square was refurbished with benches, trees and plant tubs.
To the left of the High Street is the Yorkshire Bank, moving right St. Gemma’s charity shop, Haigh’s bakery, Bradford & Bingley Building Society, Wm. Brown estate agents and the Co-op pharmacy. On the right side of the square is Yeadon library, in front of the steps is a Victorian style lamp.
Photographer Ian Wray.

High Street 2009

P310 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

Looking across to the library and Town Hall, photo taken after 2009, when road improvements were carried out and new street furniture installed.
On the right edge is a sign for a dry cleaners, these premises are a tea shop (January 2016).

High Street 2009

P320 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

After 2009: On the left the former Post Office premises is a restaurant, it has been opened as various themed restaurants over time.
Moving right, Rice restaurant then Help the Aged charity shop.

High Street 2009

P330 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

After 2009: View up the High Street, shops on the left include “Rice” restaurant and Help the Aged charity shop, the charity is now known as Age UK (January 2016).

High Street 2009

P343 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

After 2009: View from the junction with Silver Lane, Yeadon library is in the centre, then part of Town Hall Square.
On the corner of the square is Johnson’s dry cleaners (now a tea shop January 2016) moving right, empty premises, a hairdressers and Platinum Bridal Boutique.

High Street 2009

P350 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

After 2009: View of the High Street from the steps of the Town Hall, at the corner with Town Hall Square on the left is Johnson’s dry cleaners.
On the opposite side of the High Street on the left is Help the Aged (Age UK now) then ? , next empty premises, Blue estate agents, Yorkshire Bank and St. Gemma’s Hospice charity shop.

High Street 2009

P360 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

Post 2009: Looking across the High Street, the stone gable end is the side of the Clothiers Arms, moving right, the single storey building with the blue trim is Yeadon Post Office then the entrance to Morrison’s supermarket.
The zebra crossing and safety railings were installed in 2009 when the High Street was refurbished.

High Street 2009

P370 – High Street, 2009.

High Street – 2009

After 2009: To the left of the High Street a shop selling fancy dress had closed down, then Coral Bookmakers.
Businesses to the right are Thomas Cook travel agents (now Yorkshire Building Society. January 2016) Next, Skipton Building Society then Co-operative travel agents (no longer trading here ) and finally Yeadon Liberal Club.

High Street Undated

P380 – High Street, Undated.

High Street – Undated

To the left is Morrison’s store, on the right is ‘Blockbuster’s’ video rental shop at the corner with Marshall Street.

High Street Undated

P393 – High Street, Undated.

High Street – Undated

Town Hall Square is on the left with Johnson’s dry cleaners at the corner with the High Street.
The view in the centre looks down to the Steep (Town Street), the National Westminster Bank (closed December 2015) is to the right at the end of Silver Lane.
On the right is the Yorkshire Bank and the St. Gemma’s hospice charity shop, on the side wall to the left of Yorkshire Bank the blue signs are for Blue estate agents.

High Street 2011

E246 – High Street, 2011.

High Street – 2011

December 2011: A winter’s day on the High Street, on the left is a sweet shop followed by Ivy Leaf florists (no longer trading 2014), Heebie-jeebies café, Lloyds Pharmacy, Best Wishes (no longer trading 2014), Gregg’s bakers on the right.

High Street 2011

T278 – High Street, 2011.

High Street – 2011

Looking across to the High Street from Town Hall Square, the wall on the left was the boundary for the old Primitive Methodist Chapel, the building still stands and is used as offices. At the corner with the High Street, painted blue, was a dry cleaners, this is now a tea shop (May 2016).
To the left on the High Street is Lloyds Pharmacy, next Whitegates estate agents then Yorkshire Bank – due to close July 2016.
On the right edge the wall of the Town Hall is visible.
Photographer Carlo Harrison.

High Street 2012

E383 – High Street, 2012.

High Street – 2012

2012 Bayfield’s Opticians, for many years this was the practice of Kath Stott.
Photographer Carlo Harrison.

High Street 2012

U045 – High Street, 2012.

High Street – 2012

View looking up the High Street, Yeadon library on the right.

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Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 13 May 2021.
Last updated: 13 May 2021.

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