Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in 1996. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in 1996. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

16 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1996

It was the year for a fond farewell and a warm welcome when it came to shopping in Leeds.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Monday, 11th April 2022, 4:45 am

1996 saw Schofields close its doors in the city centre while the Harvey Nichols store opened to enhance Leeds's growing reputation as the 'Knightsbridge of the North'. It was a 12 months which also featured the opening of new Village Hotel and Leisure Club at Headingley and the demolition of Kirkstall Fire Station. These photos, a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service, showcase a year in the life of your city. READ MORE: 28 Leeds city centre shops you visited in the 1990s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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