Enjoy these photo memories from around Batley in 1996. PIC: Peter Thacker
Enjoy these photo memories from around Batley in 1996. PIC: Peter Thacker

31 photos to take you back to Batley in 1996

These photos turn back the clock to celebrate a year in the life of Batley in the mid-1990s.

Sunday, 11th July 2021, 6:00 am

They focus on 1996, a year in which the town was looking to the future as well as celebrating its multi-faith culture and community spirit. It was a 12 months which featured Batley Library being re-named the Town Hall when Fox's Biscuits filmed an advert for the brand complete with extras. The year also brought change to Batley Grammar with girls allowed into the lower years of the school for the first time rather than only in the sixth form. And there was also plans to revamp local landmarks which had fallen into a state of disrepair. Enjoy these photo memories from a year in the life of Batley. Is it a town you remember? READ MORE: 15 photo memories of Birstall in 1997 | 34 photos to take you back to Dewsbury in 1996

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