Leeds has undergone a wealth of changes and evolved as a city over the years

25 things you can no longer do in Leeds

Leeds has undergone a wealth of changes and evolved as a city over the years.

As the city has developed, locals have had to wave goodbye to many beloved local institutions, bidding a fond farewell to nightclubs, gig venues and shops. Here are 25 things you can no longer do in Leeds.

Loading up on sugar from the sweet counter at Woolies is a favourite pastime for many.

1. Get a pick and mix from Woolworths

Loading up on sugar from the sweet counter at Woolies is a favourite pastime for many.
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Before the wonders of Netflix, you actually had to leave your home and pick up a VHS or DVD for film night. Sadly the company no longer exists.

2. Rent films from Blockbusters

Before the wonders of Netflix, you actually had to leave your home and pick up a VHS or DVD for film night. Sadly the company no longer exists.
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Leeds International Pool was iconic for its unusual architecture, but it welcomed many dedicated swimmers and divers through its doors until its closure in 2007.

3. Go for a swim at the LIP

Leeds International Pool was iconic for its unusual architecture, but it welcomed many dedicated swimmers and divers through its doors until its closure in 2007.
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The free music festival was held annually at Temple Newsam until 2014, when it was cancelled due to lack of funds. Busted, Arctic Monkeys, Olly Murs and Ricky Martin were among those who played it.

4. Party in the Park

The free music festival was held annually at Temple Newsam until 2014, when it was cancelled due to lack of funds. Busted, Arctic Monkeys, Olly Murs and Ricky Martin were among those who played it.
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