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Beckett Nursery, Meanwood, near Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire

The Beckett Nursery was opened by Leeds Council in December, 1951, as part of its enlarged role in the care of children following the 1948 Children Act.

The property, located on Greenwood Mount, Meanwood, near Leeds had previously housed the Beckett Home for Babies, run by the Waifs and Strays Society. After the building's refurbishment by the Leeds Council, the nursery could accommodate 30 children under the age of five.

Beckett Nursery, Meanwood, 1950s.

Beckett Nursery, Meanwood, 1950s.

The property has now been converted to private residential use.

Former Beckett Nursery, Meanwood, 2013. © Peter Higginbotham


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