Photos reveal changing face of Leeds city centre in 1951
These photo gems capture the changing face of a city centre at the start of a decade which delivered new hope.
They turn the spotlight of life in the city centre during 1951, a 12 months which feature landmarks which remain part of the cityscape to this day. The images 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: Intriguing pictures show life in Leeds during the 1950s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook