Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in 1978. PIC: David Atkinson Archive
Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in 1978. PIC: David Atkinson Archive

18 photos take you back to Leeds in 1978

These retro crackers celebrate a year in the life of Leeds at the back end of the 1970s.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Monday, 6th December 2021, 4:45 am

They focus on 1978, 12 months which featured cityscape demolition with a capital D. It proved to be the end of an era as Quarry Hill Flats, heralded as UK's largest social housing complex, were pulled down due to their poor condition. It was also a year which featured the city celebrating sporting silverware after Leeds RL won the Challenge Cup final. Enjoy these photo memories, a mix from the YEP archive and others published of Leeds City Council archive Leodis celebrating 12 months to remember. READ MORE: 17 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1977 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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