Groves WMC

14 March 2008

Wooden sign: Groves Club and Institute Union. John Smith's Beers.

The Groves Working Men’s Club closed in October 2006, and last autumn the planning application to redevelop the site was approved.

This is one of those places that most of … More …

St Barnabas Primary School

April 2006

St Barnabas primary school, April 2006

The Victorian building that until recently was St Barnabas primary school, on Bright Street, in the Leeman Road area. I don’t know this area very well, but my attention was drawn to this building after … More …

Odeon cinema

16 April 2006

Odeon cinema, front, with sign, April 2006

The Odeon cinema, Blossom Street, York – closed at the end of August 2006. These photographs were taken in April 2006.

The architectural details first:

Dates from 1937 – architect Harry Weedon. The Pevsner … More …