Open Wounds And Cobbled Streets

Demolition : Dean Street and Granville Street, Elland (1970s)

It is a sight you don’t see much any more – demolition on a large scale. These days it’s more discreet: hidden behind scaffolding and plastic sheets. This was Elland back in the early 1970s, when the demolition teams left open wounds: cobbled streets without a purpose; bare chimneys pointing the where heaven used to be.

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