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

Incredible pictures show life in Leeds during the 1980s

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

By Andrew Hutchinson
Sunday, 16th February 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Sunday, 15th March 2020, 11:20 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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