And the city centre has been at the forefront of the economic revival thanks to a raft of developments combined with new openings. Yet we have also lost some familiar haunts over the last decade as our gallery showcases.
Popping into Allders in Leeds city centre.
The escalator at Leeds Shopping Plaza on Albion Street
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Queing to get into The Cockpit.
Enjoying a meal at La Grillade on Wellington Street.
When you could rely on the YEP clock (and temperature) as you drove into the city centre.
Enjoying a night on the tiles at The Majestyk.
A visit to the Acropolis coffee lounge on Merrion Street.
When The Leeds International Pool was part of the cityscape.