Allders opened its doors for the last time on The Headrow in the city centre after a nine year stint of serving a generation of shoppers keen for their retail fix. It shut with a big closing down sale with even the store's fixtures and fittings up for grabs. This was Leeds in 2005, a year which Prime Minister Tony Blair visited the city to listen to voters while Leeds came together to remember the victims of the London bombings. READ MORE: 25 trendy Leeds city centre bars you (probably) visited post 2000s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
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It was a year which left Leeds without a department store on one of its most famous streets for the first time in over 70 years.
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