Home /

Caspar apartments Leeds from the air

Caspar_apartments_Leeds_eb27109.jpg CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279CartmelPriorycb45030aThumbnailsCastell Aberlleiniog ic33279
Buy this picture

aerial photograph of the Caspar apartments 55 North Street, Leeds LS2 7DH. CASPARstands for " city-centre apartments for single people at affordable rents ". The building is a development of 46 flats built 1999-2000 by Kajima of Japan,for landlords the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. The building made newspaper headlines when engineers discovered construction errors could cause the building to collapse forcing it to be evacuated. The £2.4M building was constructed off site with prefabricated units and then assembled on site. Unconfrimed internet reports suggest they were assembled in the wrong order with the bottom floor on the top and the top floor on the bottom. The problem is so serious that the building cannot be saved and must be demolished and rebuilt.


The easiest way to navigate this gallery is using the geographic menu on the left. The aerial photographs are all organised in galleries according to their location so start with the county and then choose the town or village. Wales & Scotland are at the bottom under the English Counties. If your looking at a picture and are not sure where it is, click the arrow on the upper right and it will show you which album it is in. Click the album name to see nearby images. There is a search facility ( bottom left ) but this only works with words I have put into it. That's fine for searches of places or well known buildings but in most cases I have not entered road name or a post code. The gallery is only a small part of my collection of UK aerial photographs so please Email if you would like to buy an aerial view of something not in the gallery. There are over 25,000 photos in the gallery and I have an archive of around half a million pictures going back to 1999.