15 unseen photos of Beeston through the years

Is this the Beeston you remember?

Monday, 23rd December 2019, 5:00 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd December 2019, 5:01 pm
Enjoy these unseen photos of Beeston. PIC: YPN
Enjoy these unseen photos of Beeston. PIC: YPN

These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and showcase life in the suburb back in the day. They feature local landmarks, street scenes, as well as pubs, restaurants and shops that you may remember. And they are also the focus of some news stories from back in the day. READ MORE: 35 never seen before photos of Morley through the years LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

Trentham Street sub post office.
Junction of Lodge Lane and Beeston Road.

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Did you visit these shops back in the day?
Beeston Hill School.
A view from Beeston looking towards the city centre.
Leaning walls and splitting doors were the legacy of coal mining carried out in Beeston, believed worried householders. Residents of Belvedere Terrace called in a subsidence expert to investigate.
Lloyds newspaper shop on Town Street.
The newsagents on Elland Road.
The Yorkshire Bank on Dewsbury Road.
Beeston Hill. Do you remember these shops?
This path on Back Lane in Beeston was making the news when residents sat down in front of bulldozers to prevent council workers tearing it up. Young mums forced a stand off to keep access to local playing fields traffic-free.
Beeston YMCA on Temple Crescent.
Syeda Begum and Danielle Ford, both nine at the time, help clear up land near their school, Greenmount Primary in Beeston.
The 'old man's shelter' in Cross Flatts Park. In the background on thew left is the top of the bandstand where two brass bands played on Sunday afternoon.
The aviary in Cross Flatts Park in the 1920s. One of the attractions was a talking parrott. On the left is the drinking fountain with its iron cup on a chain.
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