An aerial view of Flanshaw and Alverthorpe, near Wakefield, 1963
In the 50s Flanshaw Park was described as a very pleasant district and to this day it hasn't changed
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Flanshaw Library (NOW DEMOLISHED)
Notable Buildings (now demolished)
Flanshaw Hall, Flanshaw Lane
Wakefield lost two notable Halls during the late 1940s with the demolistion of Alverthorpe Hall at the top of Flanshaw Hill (on the junction of Flanshaw Road and Batley Road which became the site of Flanshaw Infants School. The demolition of Flanshaw Hall on Flanshaw Lane became St Michael's School.
THE FLANSHAW HOTEL
Alverthorpe Hall, (Flanshaw Road/Batley Road)
St Michaels, Flanshaw Lane
St Michael's School was built on the site of the Old Flanshaw Hall
Flanshaw infants, Flanshaw Road
Flanshaw Infants was built on the site of Alverthorpe Hall. It opened on the 18th November 1949.
In the 1970s the Head Mistress was Miss Hodgson