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After the demolition of the High Street and Bridge Lanes houses. The site was left derelict for many years.

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Bridge Lanes going down on the right and Heptonstall Road going up in the centre. Taken in the 1960s, post demolition of High Street houses and houses on Bridge Lanes north side..

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The demolished remains of houses on the north side of Bridge Lanes and High Street.

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Soon after demolition of the High Street and Back High Street houses, c1966. This area stayed derelict for about ten years before it was landscaped.

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This picture was taken in December 1958 when demolition of the north side had just started. Above it is Hugh Street which has also been demolished.

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The steps, which are still there, lead from Bridge Lanes up to the now demolished High Street.

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Buildings on the north side of Bridge Lanes and High Street in course of demolition in 1964. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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Buildings on the north side of Bridge Lanes and High Street in course of demolition in 1964. Part of the Hebden Bridge Local History Society Archive

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In the 1960s the houses between Bridge Lanes and Heptonstall road were demolished.

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High Street but not as in Main Street but as in 'high'. It ran parallel to Bridge Lanes below Heptonstall Road and was demolished at the same time as Bridge Lanes in 1963/4.

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ALC00373. Looking down the Cuckoo Steps, still there, which run from Heptonstall Road, down to Bridge lanes. All of the buildings seen here have been demolished, centre right is High Street.

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The rear of buildings on High Street, between Halifax Lane and Stocks Lane. The building left of centre was formerly the Murgatroyd Arms, later Church House and now residential.

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At the far end is the old C of E School with the old ‘lock-ups’ in the basement, now residential.

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Between Bridge Lanes and Heptonstall Road was a busy community, home to so many, yet passed by thousands each year as they travel up or down this busy road and see only a grassy slope with trees and bushes.

This thriving part of Hebden Bridge…
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