Memories of Leeds fish and chip shops down the decades

It's the lunch time, tea time and supper time staple enjoyed in Leeds for generations.

Tuesday, 15th September 2020, 10:17 am
Enjoy these memories of fish and chip shops in Leeds down the decades.
Enjoy these memories of fish and chip shops in Leeds down the decades.

The city has a special connection to fish and chips having once laid claim to having the world's oldest chippy. The imaginatively titled 'The oldest Fish and Chip Shop in the World' in Yeadon originally opened in 1865 but has now ceased trading. Which fish shop around Leeds has been your favourite over the years? Enjoy these photos of fish and chip shops across Leeds down the decades some of which stopped frying tonight while others continue to thrive. READ MORE: The day 10,000 people queued for fish and chips at Harry Ramsden's

This photo of the fish and chip shop on Lower Wortley Road in LS12 dates back to May 1933. It still remains open for business.
Do you remember this chippy on Barkly Parade, Dewsbury Road in Beeston? This photo dates back to March 1938

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This fish and chip shop on Sandy Way once lay claim to being the world's oldest with the British favourite being served from the premises continually since 1865.
Located on the corner of Chapeltown Road and Harehills Avenue people have memories of this being one of the city's best chippys in the 1960s.
This city centre fish and chip restaurant boasted more than 100 years of frying history stretching back to 1885. Closed in February 1989.
This fish and chip restaurant in Chapel Allerton had been part of the community whe n this photo was taken in February 1993.
The Mermaid which surfaced on Stainburn Parade in Moortown in September 1983.
The fish and chip shop is named after a famous Yeadon character who founded Moorfield Mill in 1877. This photo dates back to 2003.
This Horsforth fish and chip shop has been here for a great many years on the junction of Springfield Mount and Low Lane. Thjis photo was taken in the summer of 2014.
The frying times are displayed in the window of this fish and chip shop on Middleton Road. The photo dates back to April 1981.
September 2000 and two young men are standing at the curb in front of the fish and chip shop on Chapel Street, Halton.
1992 and this photo shows the fish and chip shop on Call Lane, with the Ivy Leaf tandoori cafe next door. The Corn Exchange is just visible in background.
This fish and chip shop thrived in LS12 for generations. By 1973 it was boarded up and ready for demolition.
Dennis's fish and chip shop looking from Kirkgate towards New York Street. Did you enjoy a meal here back in the day?
A snowy scene from February 1969. Verity's newsagents is the centre of this photo but hat was the name of the fish and chip shop to the left?
Walton's fish and chip shop is visible on this photo of Hunslet Road in August 1947.
December 1990 and a fish shop is featured in the centre of this photo. Did visit here back in the day?
May 1979 and this fish and chip shop was among six shops. Others included a florists and a newsagent.
Did you visit this fish and chip shop in Harehills pictured in September 1984?
Did you ever visit this fiash restaurant on Street Lane back in the day?
August 1944. The building on the left was the local fish and chip shop.
The iconic Leeds fish and chips restaurant which started life in a wooden hut in 1928.
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