The 18 never seen before photos of Beeston through the years

Is this the Beeston you remember?

By Andrew Hutchinson
Monday, 10th June 2019, 10:37 am
Updated Friday, 26th July 2019, 4:28 pm

These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and showcase life in the suburb during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. They feature local landmarks, street scenes, as well as pubs, restaurants and shops that you may remember. And they are also the focus of some news stories from back in the day. READ MORE: 29 never seen before photos of Horsforth through the years

Beeston Hill. Do you remember any of these shops?
Syeda Begum and Danielle Ford, both nine at the time, help clear up land near their school, Greenmount Primary in Beeston.

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Leaning walls and splitting doors were the legacy of coal mining carried out in Beeston, believed worried householders. Residents of Belvedere Terrace called in a subsidence expert to investigate.
Trentham Street sub post office on Woodview Mount.
Beeston YMCA on Temple Crescent.
Lloyds newspaper shop on Town Street.
Vandals and thieves had systematically wreaked this historic house. The house on Fairfax Road had been on the market for two years.
A lifesize model butcher standing at the roadside in Beeston was proving a real traffic stopper. The six-food model was made of fibreglass.
Youngsters in a Beeston street regularly come home covered in mud - because of an undergound water leak. Angry residents on Oakhurst Street had endured nine months of inconvenience and were demanding action from Yorkshire Water.
Beeston Hill. Did you get your hair cut at Classy Cuts back in the day?
A Beeston man was making the headlines because of the state of his garden. The Allernby Road resident was risking a 400 fine but claimed there was no problem. What do you think?
The newsagents on Elland Road.
The Yorkshire Bank on Dewsbury Road.
Beeston Hill. Do you remember these shops?
A view from Beeston looking towards the city centre.
Stank Hall Barn in Beeston.
This path on Back Lane in Beeston was making the news when residents sat down in front of bulldozers to prevent council workers tearing it up. Young mums forced a stand off to keep access to local playing fields traffic-free.
The junction of Lodge Lane and Beeston Road.