12 things you don’t see in Leeds city centre anymore that you could a decade ago
Leeds has seen huge change over the last decade years.
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 10 years as our gallery showcases.
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5. The Well
Formerly Josephs Well this venue near Park Lane College welcomed The Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers and British Sea Power on its stage. Shut down in March 2012 after issues with soundproofing, beer prices and hours.
6. Acropolis Coffee Lounge and Grill
By the 2009 the traditional cafe in Leeds was endangered species. This was one of the last to go and will be fondly remembered by a generation of shoppers.
7. Leeds International Pool
Located at the lower end of Westgate the pool was notable for its brutalist architecture. Demolished in 2009.
8. Leeds Post Office, City Square
In 1987 it was Leeds largest post office.But the branch closed in the 2000s. Did you ever pop in on a lunchtime for a stamp?