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EPW036876 ENGLAND (1931). King Cross, Halifax, 1931

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Title [EPW036876] King Cross, Halifax, 1931
Reference EPW036876
Date September-1931
Place name HALIFAX
Easting / Northing 407841, 424294
Longitude / Latitude -1.8811797290277, 53.714779175283
National Grid Reference SE078243


King Cross -still (2013) a major multi-cultural local retail street with a variety of shops, cafés, pubs etc.

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:23:09 AM

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:21:24 AM
The Feathers. This pub survived the makor demolition of the 1970s and is still in business (2013). It was orginally named The Prince of Wales' Feathers.

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:20:49 AM
The Old King Inn. Demolished in 1975 to make way for a major road widening scheme. This whole area is nowadays (2013) a major road junction where the main road from Halifax splits into roads to Burnley and Rochdale.

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:17:55 AM
At the time of this picture this was King Cross Police Station. Now demolished and an empty site (2013).

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:14:01 AM
King Cross branch of the Halifax Industrial Society (the Co-Op). Still there (2013)as a supermarket but no longer part of the Co-Op.

Saturday 21st of December 2013 09:12:13 AM
Old St Pauls church. According to Wikipedia: "Following a fire in the old St. Pauls in 1930, during which the roof was destroyed, the building was demolished in 1931, leaving only the tower and spire standing."

Tony D
Monday 13th of May 2013 05:12:26 PM

User Comment Contributions

Show me an Aerofilms image without laundry in it and I'll give you a fiver...well, maybe not, but the point is this: a good drying day is a good flying day.

I love that lines of laundry here in Halifax run between the fronts of the houses across the streets.

Katy Whitaker
Friday 10th of May 2013 11:17:03 AM