21 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1967

Is this the Leeds you remember?

Monday, 13th July 2020, 9:17 am
Leeds in 1967 - is this a city you remember?
Leeds in 1967 - is this a city you remember?

Your city has undergone some huge changes in the last 50 years. We've dug through our archive at the Yorkshire Evening Post to find these photos take you back to Leeds in 1967. Is this a city you remember? READ MORE: Leeds in 1968 | Leeds in 1969 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

Beeston Town Street showing Beeston Picture House just in front of the family group in August 1967.
Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Joshua S. Walsh, inspects the parade of the 49th (Yorkshire) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals (Territorial Army), during the ceremony which bestowed the freedom of the city on the regiment.

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Proctor Brothers (Wireworks) factory in Wortley after a break-in and arson. The thieves had lit ten fires, burning company records, and stealing money from the safe. A policeman stands outside the enquiries office.
Alderman J.S. Walsh, Lord Mayor of Leeds, and Mayoress attending the official opening of the new office of the Westminster Bank at no. 8 Park Row.
The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Alderman Joshua Walsh, opening the first stage of the Leeds Inner Ring Road watched by his wife and a large crowd of onlookers in January 1967. It ran from from Westgate roundabout to Woodhouse Lane.
The Yorkshire Pullman about to leave "whistle stop" Platform Two in March 1967.
Bean Ing Mills on Wellington Street - site for the new Yorkshire Evening Post - is on the left of this photo. The entrance to Westgate is on the right.
Chief Inspector Douglas Wright (standing) watches one of his class PC Peter Farrell from the Traffic Department test the new breathalyser device.
Burmantofts. A scene which might bring to mind a Bronte landscape, but for a now an abandoned three-piece suite and new flats, in the mist, to the right.
Film star Jayne Mansfield pictured outside Armley Jail in April 1967.
Looking across Leeds City Police headquarters towards the Town Hall from the soon to open Leeds International Pool.
Pictured in the projection room of the Majestic Cinema, Madame Lilian Stiles-Allen the soprano, records a message of congratulation for Julie Andrews, star of The Sound of Music on the second anniversary of the film.
Keith Archer, Leeds United's new general manager, faced his first all-ticket match at Elland Road. The Whites played Manchester United and won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Jimmy Greenhoff in front of 43,999 fans.
Priesthorpe Secondary School pupils use the new bridge which has been built for them by Pudsey Council.
Mr. R. E. Hunt takes a class in the language laboratory at Leeds College of Commerce in February 1967.
Heads turn when they march through the city - 12 pipers, seven drummers and a drum major - the City of Leeds Pipe Band
Foot-and-mouth precautions at Leeds and Bradford Airport. Ground hostess Joan Kendall is seen with one of the warning notices.
The new Gelderd Curve at Leeds City Station. The track on the right was raised 12ft. and moved sideways to make the connection.
The Duchess of Kent with her father, Sir Willliam Worsley, on whom she conferred an honorary degree at Leeds Town Hall.
Upper Basinghall Street telephone exchange in November 1967.
The Odeon cinema on the corner of New Briggate and The Headrow in August 1967.
Great George Street in October 1967.
The three Leeds women traffic wardens who started work. Pictured are Irene Miller, Marjorie Clark and Violet Johnson with Sgt Norman Hardy.
Long queues wait for buses, reduced by the overtime ban, at the junction of The Calls and Vicar Lane in October 1967.
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