Enjoy these photo memories of Cross Gates in the 1950s. PICS: Leeds Libraries, www.leodis.net

Photo gems showcase life in Cross Gates during the 1950s

These photos showcase the changing face of Cross Gates in the 1950s.

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 8:30 am

The images feature a range of local landmarks ranging from Cross Gates Bridge and Cross Gates roundabout through to Crossgates Library and Manston Lodge. It was a decade in which the community, as well as Leeds and beyond, was building for the future having largely recovered from World War II. These photos showcase the changes and are published courtesy of 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. READ MORE: Fascinating photos showcase life in Crossgates during the 1940s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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