Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 1996. Is it a city you remember? PIC: John Giles/PA
Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in 1996. Is it a city you remember? PIC: John Giles/PA

26 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1996

It was the year Leeds was labelled as the 'Knightsbridge of the north'.

Monday, 2nd August 2021, 8:34 am

The opening of upmarket fashion store Harvey Nichols on Briggate - complete with a top hat donning doorman - boosted the city's reputation as the number one destination for those keen to enjoy a dose of retail therapy. This was 1996, a year which also featured a number of celebrity visits to Leeds ranging from TV personalities through to sporting legends. Enjoy these photos charting 12 months in the life of your Leeds. READ MORE: How Harvey Nichols helped Leeds become the 'Knightsbridge of the North' LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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