1985 will be remembered as a year of ups and downs for a city and its residents. Thousands enjoyed a glory day of live music at Roundhay Park while a flight of holidaymakers endured a fright after their plane overshot the runway whilst landing at Leeds and Bradford Airport. Traders and supporters of Leeds Kirkgate Market came out in force following a bid to tear down part of the historic market and Leeds teachers locked horns with Thatcher over pay. Enjoy these photo memories, a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, run by Leeds Library & Information Service, charting 12 months in the life of your Leeds. READ MORE: 24 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1984 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
25 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1985
These photos celebrate a year in the life of your Leeds half way through a decade of change and challenges.
By Andrew Hutchinson
Tuesday, 25th January 2022, 9:15 am
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