25 never seen before photos of Wortley through the years

Is this the Wortley you remember?

By Andrew Hutchinson
Saturday, 24th August 2019, 10:53 am

These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and showcase life in LS12 through the decades. 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: Bramley | Beeston | Horsforth | Harehills | Headingley | Rodley | Meanwood | Morley | Headingley LOVE LEEDS, LOVE RETRO? Join 'Leeds Retro' on facebook

Remember Mrs Rose's shop on Oldfield Lane?
These ladies were setting off on an outing to the east coast from the Druids Head pub in Wortley Lane.

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Tong Road, Oldfield Lane and Wellington Road junction. Also featured is St Mary's Church and Crown Picture House.
Fire damaged Upper Wortley C.P. School.
School buses and parents cars were at loggerheads in Lower Wortley.
Neighbours look at the blaze of colour which bursts from a row of houses on Cow Close Road. The mural was next to the New Blackpool Centre of the Red Ladder Theatre Co.
A display of roses in Western Flatts Park.
Wortley's Western Flatts Park.
Wortley Valley shows work in progress on the 495,000 relief sewage scheme. The valley was to be landscaped between the ring road and Wortley Beck.
Were you one of 500 customers of this busy corner shop in New Wortley who wanted the corporation to keep it open for another year? This is shopkeeper Robert Peil.
A street of closures. The north side of Tong Road near its junction with Wellington Road.
New Wortley Community Centre. It was completed in 1982. Arnold and Walker Architects visited other centres with members of the community group and studied their leisure activities in the local village hall.
Andrew Ross takes his daughter's baby for an outing down muddy Wheelwright Avenue in Lower Wortley. With him is two-year-old Colin Glacken who lives in the avenue.
The site of the old swimming pool at Wortley recreation ground off Oldfield Lane.
Disused premises and rubble-strewn land alongside Lower Wortley Road.
The Cabbage Hill development site.
Last orders being called at the Upper and Lower Wortley Liberal Club was a possibility unless members could raise 35,000 for urgent repairs.
It's clean pinny day in what seems to be the aptly named approach to Granny Lane in Lower Wortley. It was taken at the top of Branch Road.
Remember the QE3 wine bar and restaurant?
The Hanover Arms on Lower Wortley Road.
The old Bethel Chapel in Upper Wortley Road, its windows bare, its doors boarded up and its burial ground deep in weeds.
The Dragon Hotel on Whitehall Road in Lower Wortley.
St Mary's Vicarage in New Wortley.
Pupils at Upper Wortley School.
'Motor vans for long distance removal' was on offer from J.C Kirby and Son in New Wortley.