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Plans to keep tower as Yorkshire Post building is demolished

17th April 2014

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PROPOSALS have been submitted to retain the landmark tower at the former Yorkshire Post building, which is being demolished.The tower has displayed the time and the temperature since it was built in 1970.Joint agent for the scheme, Paul Fox of Fox Lloyd Jones, said: "While the rest of the site will be cleared, the developers have noted the affection people have for the tower and wish to retain it as a landmark."Plans exist to re-clad and improve it at a cost of £250,000, with an intention to display digital marketing imagery.......for the full story register now for free or login below...


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A decaying 70's concrete clad monstrosity in the middle of a temporary car park! I've got a clock and temp gauge in my car and on my phone. Unfortunately the only thing it represents is a day of the bygone age. That is newspapers. Take it down and put it in a museum.

Andy Cullwick

The tower is a very recognizable part of the leeds landscape, and fulfills a function showing temperature and time. Glad to hear they are (probably) going to keep it.

Tom Skelton

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