21 never seen before photos of Middleton through the years

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These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and predominantly showcase life in the village 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. MORE UNSEEN PHOTOS: Beeston | Horsforth | Harehills | Headingley | Rodley | Meanwood | Morley | Headingley LOVE LEEDS, LOVE RETRO? Join 'Leeds Retro' on facebook

Middleton Park Road.
A futuristic looking fish and chip shop.
The old air raid shelter near ther water tower at Middleton.
Plans were advanced to revitalise the run-down Southcroft etsate in Middleton.
The Park Cafe at Middleton Park.
Middleton Park.
The ruins of the old windmill at Middleton which was removed after being deemed unsafe in 1940/41.
Built three years ago this sheltered housing complex showcases how the quality of life in the suburb can be improved.
Pupils at John Blenkinsop Middle School in Middleton helped to design and build a sculpture to help keep visitors on the right track.
Litter strewn Throstle Mount.
The rebuilt YWCA Upstone Centre at Middleton.
Planting was due to begin at Middleton Broom reclamation site
Middleton Park.
The parade of shops on Throstle Lane.
The site of the Newcastle and Diane pits off Middleton Lane.
Middleton Park Bowling Club was being systematically destroyed by hooligans. They had been churning up the grass and digging trenches with their motorbikes.
Middleton Skills Training Centre.
The coaching inn at Town Street, Middleton.
A view of Middleton Woods.
Middleton Grove Trading Estate.
This was home for teenager Lawrence Burton. And Leeds City Council actuallty charged the 18-year-old rent for the privilege of living there.