Aerial view of Wakefield Prison taken from the railway line, June 1966



Aerial view of Wakefield Prison taken from the railway line, June 1966

Image reference: xl05502

Description: A black and white aerial photograph (Aerofilms number A163520) from Wakefield City Engineers Collection showing Wakefield Prison and its surrounding area on Sunday 26th June 1966, taken from the railway lines and looking across to the houses in New Scarborough. The prison college is on the left, between the railway and prison, and to the right are the Yorkshire Purchasing Offices, later a printing works, under construction. Balne Lane Library is above it. Internal Reference: WYAS WND (B208) 1/1

Keywords: Railway, Train, Car park, Car, Building site, Offices, Library, House council, Tree, Prison, Church, Road, Field, Sports field, Football, Lorry, Rooftop

Place name(s): WF1, Wakefield, Westgate End, WF2, New Scarborough

Date(s): 1966/06/26

Date added to archive: 29/07/2003

Original rights: Aerofilms Series

Permission rights: Aerofilms Ltd

Digital rights: WMDC Libraries and Information Services

Digital publisher: WMDC, Education and Cultural Services, Libraries and Information Services