Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds city centre in 1954. PIC: British Railways
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds city centre in 1954. PIC: British Railways

14 photos gems reveal changing face of Leeds city centre in 1954

You can almost hear the trundle of the trams on the tracks in these photo gems of Leeds city centre.

Friday, 3rd December 2021, 11:36 am

They turn the spotlight of life in the city centre during 1954 and capture the changing face of transport in Leeds. Trams on Briggate, Kirkgate, Wellington Street, Vicar Lane and Cookridge Street all in focus in this collection of images which also feature gems of Leeds Central Station from back in the day. They are published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. They also run heritage blog The Secret Library Leeds, which provides a behind the scenes look at the Central Library and highlights from its special collections, including rare books hidden away in the stacks. READ MORE: Changing face of Leeds city centre in 1953 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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