22 of the best photos take you back to Leeds in 1972

These wonderful photos transport you back to Leeds in 1972.

It proved be a year of ups and downs for a city and its residents. A miner’s strike meant people were forced to cope with power cuts with many left without electricity for up to nine hours a day. By the middle of the year Leeds was in the mood for a party after United won the FA Cup at Wembley and a new city centre new provided a night to remember for revellers. Enjoy these photos, a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service, 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

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