25 never seen before photos of Woodhouse through the years

Is this Woodhouse you remember?

Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 11:22 am
Enjoy these unseen photos of Woodhouse from down the decades.
Enjoy these unseen photos of Woodhouse from down the decades.

These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and showcase life in the suburb, predominantly during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. They feature local landmarks, street scenes, as well as pubs, restaurants and shops that you may remember. And they are also the focus of some news stories from back in the day. CHANGING LEEDS: Demolished Leeds landmarks | Leeds International Pool | Leeds Inner Ring Road |Corn Exchange | City Square | Vicar Lane | Dark Arches LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join the Leeds Retro facebook group

Glossop Street in Woodhouse.
Two stretches of Woodhouse Lane in the days of open-ended trams and solid tyres.

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The old police station on Reservoir Street.
Do you know where this photo was taken?
An almost deserted Christopher Road.
Does anyone know what these were used for in Woodhouse Lane? They were the subject of a complaint from a YEP reader back in the mid-1970s.
Prefabs on Crossfield Street in Woodhouse.
Woodhouse Square.
Were you a regular at The Chemic in the mid-1980s?
An aerial view of Woodhouse featuring Woodhosue Fair on the left and suburb's new prefab estate.
A view from Woodhouse Ridge.
A view of Woodhouse Lane from the University of Leeds.
Little Woodhouse Street.
Woodhouse Moor was in the news with highway chiefs pressing ahead with a controversial scheme for a cycle track across historic green gem.
An iconic photo from the YEP archives by Mel Hulme. A circus worker with one of the Billy Smart Circus elephants on Woodhouse Moor.
An experimental bus lane was opened on Woodhosue Lane - but as this photo shows motorists were appearing to ignore it. It operated between 4pm and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Even if it was possible to play on the Woodhouse Moor tennis courts, players would have to spend most of their time retrieving balls through the torn-down fences.
Residents of Woodhouse Cliff felt that Leeds City Council was giving them a raw deal. They complained that the ridge had been allowed to become grossly overgrown.
The mellowed terrace houses of North West View, Woodhouse Street, appear to nestle at the foot of the soaring Holborn Towers.
Vandals were thought to be responsible for toppling a 40ft scaffold tower being used to renovate a house end in Woodhouse. Workers funded by the Inner City Programme were repointing the wall on Back Quarry Mount ready for a mural.
A Woodhouse resident sweeps her street. Do you recognise which one?
Washing hangs out to dry on Glossop View.
Customers of Woodhouse post office on Raglan Road had a message to the Post Office - hands off! The PO intended to close the sub-post office and decision brought a wave of protest.
Haws Street in Woodhouse.
A Yorkshire Television film crew at work in Leicester Place, Woodhouse.
Share your memories of Woodhouse through the years with Andrew Hutchinson via email at: [email protected] or tweet him - @AndyHyutchYPN