Tunnel from Bridge Street to Woodpecker Junction

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geoffb
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Post by geoffb »

There still exists a tunnel from Bridge Street to the Old Woodpecker Pub or where it was on York Road, the entrance to the tunnel is on Bridge Street directly below the New York Road flyover, in the wall behind locked steel doors. I think this carried services Telecom cables etc.

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Yes your right there geoff. They were built to put all the utilities in, Gas electric e.t.c but they never really took off in Leeds. It would have made better sense than keep digging up holes in the road. Theres some pics on Leodis i believe.
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I don't suppose you've been down there Geoff?
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Post by OldBoy »

Haven't seen this but I would love to. It's a shame its for something so mundane though. Does anybody have pictures?
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Post by Phill_d »

Yes i've posted an archive pic oldboy but they seem to take a fair while to appear. It's nothing fantastic, Just a long brick arch tunnel.
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Phill_d wrote: I don't suppose you've been down there Geoff?

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No I havent been down, but a friend of mine worked for BT he spent many a happy hour in there jointing cables, plenty of huge spiders in there

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Post by Phill_d »

Rikj & myself are pretty keen to get a l(.)(.)k down there, It's just a matter of knowing the right people for these places.
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