These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1950s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net/YPN
These photos turn back the clock to showcase life in Leeds during the 1950s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net/YPN

Intriguing pictures show life in Leeds during the 1950s

These photos turn back the clock to showcase life around Leeds during the 1950s.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Sunday, 26th January 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 10:50 am

They turn on the spotlight on a decade which saw the city clear slums and build for the future. The images are a mix from the YEP archive and 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: Corn Exchange | City Square | Vicar Lane | Dark Arches LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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