19 of the best photos take you back to Leeds in 1979

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These photos turn back the clock to the end of the 1970s.

They celebrate a year in the life of Leeds and its residents in 1979, a 12 months which featured a memorable dose of bad weather, summer fun thanks to the Lord Mayor’s Parade and busy shopping precincts in the city centre. Enjoy these photos, which also showcase life in city suburbs such as Rothwell, Pudsey, Scholes and Ilkley, charting a year in the life of your city. READ MORE: Leeds in the 1970s – What it was like growing up in the decade of strikes and flares LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook