Amazing photos showcase life in Bramley during 1970s

These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Bramley during the 1970s.

Thursday, 30th July 2020, 9:16 am
Enjoy these photos showcasing life in Bramley during the 1970s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net
Enjoy these photos showcasing life in Bramley during the 1970s. PIC: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

These images feature local landmarks from the decade as well as familiar streets and locations in the LS13 community. They are a mix from the YEP archive and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. They also run heritage blog The Secret Library Leeds, which provides a behind the scenes look at the Central Library and highlights from its special collections, including rare books hidden away in the stacks. READ MORE: Memories of Armley and Bramley during the 1960s and 1970s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

The village pump on Bramley Town Street in April 1970.
The parade of shops on Upper Town Street in May 1979 including F.Moss, fish and chips, Hopecroft Turf Accountants, Severn Sports, and B.Field. On the right is the junction with Bell Road.

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Stanningley Road in May 1979 with a Gulf Petrol Station visible on the left. The No.72 bus is visible stopped at a bus stop in the centre of the image.
Aston Road seen from the junction with Highfield Road in May 1979. On the left is Aston Pharmacy then a newsagents/tobacconists.
Upper Town Street looking south-east in May 1979, showing a parade of shops including B. Field, a chemist, Severn Sports, Hopecroft Turf Accountant and F.Moss fish and chips.
Upper Town Street, looking north-west in May 1979. On the left is a garage then a row of shops including Severn Sports.
Upper Town Street in May 1979. Houses in the centre are on Park Close.
Bell Road seen from Upper Town Street, showing a row of houses with lean-to sheds in May 1979.
The boarded up premises of South End Grove in May 1979. On the left a caravan is parked while on the right can be seen the J & C.Croysdale Ltd building. South End Grove is located off Stanningley Road.
The Beecrofts land and Estate Agent Auctioneers and Valuers on Upper Town Street in May 1979.
An aerial view of the Fortress Kennels on Rock Lane off Rodley Lane in July 1979. This image was taken for a planning application.
Parade of shops on Raynville Road in April 1979 that include a Co-op, a hair stylist and a Spar on the far right.
On the left of the image a boy and women cross Bell Lane with houses visible in the background in May 1979.
A building and bus stop on Stanningley Road in May 1979.
Parade of shops and businesses on Upper Town Street, opposite the junction with Bell Lane in May 1979.
Bramley's Wellington Mills in February 1975.
Bramley Shopping Centre in December 1979.
Derelict St. Peter's School on Hough Lane in July 1972.
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