These photos should evoke memories for those who lived in the Leek Street flats. PICS: YPNThese photos should evoke memories for those who lived in the Leek Street flats. PICS: YPN
These photos should evoke memories for those who lived in the Leek Street flats. PICS: YPN | jpimedia

Changing Leeds - The rise and fall of Hunslet's Leek Street flats

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They were the flats built to replace a large area of terraced housing in south Leeds.

Hunslet Grange - also known as Leek Street flats - were built in 1968 were arranged in blocks of six or seven storeys, with overhead walkways connecting the blocks. They proved popular but soon problems with damp and condensation began to develop and the heating systems proved inadequate. Demolished in 1983 these rarely seen photos showcase their rise and fall. Did you live at the flats back in the day? CHANGING LEEDS: The Headrow | Boar Lane | Briggate | Leeds Inner Ring Road | Leeds International Pool LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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