These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1980s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net
These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1980s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

Astonishing photos show life in Leeds during the 1980s

These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1980s.

Thursday, 27th February 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 27th February 2020, 6:24 am

They turn on the spotlight on a city evolving and a decade in which sharp suits and shoulder pads were all the rage. The images are from 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. CHANGING LEEDS: Demolished Leeds landmarks | Leeds International Pool | Leeds Inner Ring Road | Corn Exchange | City Square | Vicar Lane | Dark Arches LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join the Leeds Retro facebook group

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