The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

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The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

Postby Leodian » Sat 20 Apr, 2019 2:39 pm

There are 3 historic old towers in Holbeck by Globe Road that have been landmarks for a long time in the area. Building work has been going on in the area for some while now and during a stroll by the side of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal on April 18 2019 I noticed that work on one new building is now very evident. To show the change in view I have added a photo that I took on January 31 2019 for comparison with one I took on April 18 2019 (the canal was partly frozen over when I took that on January 31 2019). Views seen of the old towers will presumably eventually change a lot.
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Re: The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

Postby uncle mick » Sat 20 Apr, 2019 5:57 pm

Lots of photos of Mustard Wharf here https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthre ... 041&page=8
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Re: The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

Postby jim » Sat 20 Apr, 2019 6:10 pm

If towers are your thing, take a look at the core shafts/whatever going up on the YEP site at the Kirkstall Road end of Wellington Street!
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Postby uncle mick » Sat 20 Apr, 2019 6:15 pm

jim wrote:If towers are your thing, take a look at the core shafts/whatever going up on the YEP site at the Kirkstall Road end of Wellington Street!
https://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthre ... 38&page=28

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Postby Leodian » Mon 27 May, 2019 10:02 pm

These are two photos that I took on May 23 2019 of the work going on. The first shows part of Wharf Approach/Office Lock bridge and the Canal Office building. The second shows part of the Office Lock feature on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
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Postby Leodian » Wed 21 Aug, 2019 12:14 pm

This is a photo I took looking across Wharf Approach bridge on August 20 2019.
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Postby Leodian » Wed 16 Oct, 2019 12:37 pm

These are 2 photos that I took on October 15 2019 of the work going on at the Mustard Wharf development next to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Leeds.
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Postby iansmithofotley » Wed 16 Oct, 2019 7:48 pm

Hi Leodian,

Thank you for posting your photographs. I have not been to that area of Leeds for a long time so I am not familiar with the new buildings. Upon seeing your photographs, I wondered why the main building was called 'Mustard Wharf'. I did a bit of research and found that on an 1850 map, there was a building called 'Oil & Mustard Mill' situated between the canal and Water Lane and near to a street called Kaye Street. I couldn't find anything else with 'Mustard' in it, in the Holbeck/Water Lane area. On an 1891 map, the building is shown as part of 'Water Hall Mills'. So, it may be that 'Mustard Wharf' is named after the old mill.

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Re: The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

Postby chemimike » Thu 17 Oct, 2019 12:31 am

In the 1834, 1852,1872 & 1875 directories, J.J.Armistead are listed as Mustard and chicory manufacturers at Water Hall Mills
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Re: The 3 historic old towers in Holbeck now have a 'new one'.

Postby tilly » Thu 17 Oct, 2019 8:04 pm

I would think Mustard Wharf would be where goods were brought in and products sent out by canal.
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