The former Central Library, West Hartlepool, later known as Leadbitter Buildings and now part of the campus for the Cleveland College of Art and Design. The current Central Library is located in York Road.
Taken in 1991 not long after the new Central Library, on the site of the old Northerns Cinema in York Road, opened to replace the building in Church Square.
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Former Central Library - Interior view, featuring Desk and Umbrella Stand.
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1902 A note of the back of photo says that it was to celebrate single to double tram line conversion. On the left are the municipal buildings and old central library, the clock tower of Gray Peverell (later Binns and Wilkinsons) is on the right and the man in the centre is probably transport manager or inspector. Trams from all corners and people appear to be conveniently posed !More detail »