Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds city centre in the 1970s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net
Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds city centre in the 1970s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

14 photo memories of Leeds city centre in the 1970s

These wonderful photos rewind to the 1970s and reveal Leeds city centre as a great place to work, rest and play.

Monday, 13th September 2021, 3:57 pm

Shopping streets including including Boar Lane, Briggate, Commercial Street and Albion Place take centre stage. Other photos go inside city centre businesses and also include memories from the aftermath of one of Leeds' s biggest ever disasters, when fire all-but destroyed Kirkgate Market. They are published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service as well as Leeds Planning Department and West Yorkshire Archive Service. READ MORE: How Kirkgate Market rose from the ashes in the 1970s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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