24 of the best photos take you back to Leeds in 1974

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Bird’s eye views of your city centre and beyond take centre stage in this gallery of memories from Leeds in the mid-1970s.

1974 was a year that Leeds becomes a metropolitan borough and work continued on the city’s Inner Ring Road. It was also a 12 months that residents voted in not one, but two, General Elections. These wonderful photos, a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service, chart a year in the life of your city. READ MORE: 33 closed Leeds pubs which will stir fond memories for drinkers LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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