Three small children play with guns on Lower Wortley Road in 1958. These buildings were set for demolition as part of slum clearance plans.
Three small children play with guns on Lower Wortley Road in 1958. These buildings were set for demolition as part of slum clearance plans.

Photo gems chart life in Wortley during the 1950s

A baby sits in a pram as a child rides a tricycle on a street in Wortley backs in the 1950s.

Wednesday, 27th July 2022, 4:45 am

This photo of innocence is one of 15 charting life around the community during a decade of change. It focuses on shops, pubs, factories and other local landmarks which are sure to evoke memories from a generation of residents who grew up in LS12. The images are published courtesy of West Yorkshire Archive Service and photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. READ MORE: The changing face of Wortley in the 1970s and 1980s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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