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This shows the view up Commercial Street, Rawson Street goes off to the right, the Post Office is on the left. The cupula on the top of what is now the Victoria Theatre can be seen.

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Halifax Town Hall is just to left of centre.

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A view up Crossley Street from Northgate. Buses clearly used to stop here. The 512 service serves Mixenden to this day.

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This buidling was on the junction of Cow Green and Pellon Lane. It was closed in 1968 and demolished in 1971. The road in the centre of the picture is the bottom of Gibbet Street. The area of town was also known as Swine Gate.

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Possibly looking down Wade Street from Market Street, where it joined Northgate. probably early 1960s, prior to the whole area being demolished.

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The Princes Arcade was a covered shopping area in the centre of Halifax. It was opened in 1931. It was closed in the late 1970s at the same time as the old Woolshops which were adjacent, prior to demolition. This is now the site of W H Smiths.

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Looking down Midgley Road with the completed store on the left.

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The completed store on the junction of Burnley Road and Midgley Road.

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The store had been subjected to flooding on several occasions so this new design has car parking at the ground floor level with the store above. Here 16th april 2018 construction is almost complete.

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The store had been subjected to flooding on several occasions so this new design has car parking at the ground floor level with the store above. Here 16th april 2018 construction is almost complete.

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The transport team. Left to right: Keith Lacey, Paul Flannigan, Paul Evans.
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