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Postby Phill_dvsn » Mon 22 Apr, 2013 10:00 pm

Jogon wrote: That's great, pic dated by bus dated by livery.You know you're getting old when old buses ie 1974 look modern I think like that too, even the newest box on wheels on the right is considered a long lost classic by bus enthusiasts. I just can't like them if they haven't got a half cab.
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Postby Loiner in Cyprus » Mon 22 Apr, 2013 10:18 pm

[quotenick="Jogon"]That's great, pic dated by bus dated by livery.You know you're getting old when old buses ie 1974 look modern I know I'm getting old when I finally recognise a 'What & Where' as I've not lived in Leeds for nearly 40 years. I keep looking at the new threads when they are posted; maybe one day I'll recognise one.
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Postby biofichompinc » Mon 22 Apr, 2013 11:44 pm

Another LEODIS photo dated early 1975 which shows that Westgate Roundabout was a recent, rather than distant memory at that time.The picture also features - as does the FLICKR cine film in Phill D's post - the City Treasury building in the background.When this was vacated so that demolition could begin, it was the location of an occupation/sit-in (*) by a group of students/hippies/anarchists (*) which lasted several days. I can't remember what they were protesting about but think this might have been around 1984ish.(*) delete as appropriate
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Postby Jogon » Tue 23 Apr, 2013 6:02 pm

S&P thanks, yes it is Brotherton House, former Police HQ viewed from Westgate roundabout.Left of this view, and before the inner ring road was cut through.    

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