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The then new Aachen Way, which was built to bypass King Cross. The industrial buidlings in the background have since been demolished and is now the site of Tescos car park.

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The Jubilee Illumination of Wainhouse Tower, May 1935

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This is the tallest building in Calderdale and is named after John Wainhouse, the industrialist who funded it. Although originally planned as a chimney it was never used as one and remained as a folly, reputedly the tallest one in the world. …

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Narrowboats on the wharf. Wainhouse Tower in the distance.
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