29 never seen before photos of Horsforth through the years

Is this the Horsforth you remember?

By Andrew Hutchinson
Monday, 10th June 2019, 10:28 am

These photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and showcase life in the town 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: The 34 never seen before photos of Leeds through the ages

A lovely autumn evening at Hall Park.
Residents living near the Aire at Newlay Lane were having to tolerate the summer long stench from the murky waters.

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The former Glen Royal cinema is tucked away behind other businesses and is itself a supermarket.
New Road Side in Horsforth.
Do you remember the Roman Gardens restaurant?
Were you a regular at The Bridge during the 1980s?
David Esplain was the licensee at The Fleece on New Road Side in the early 1980s.
Did you eat at Morty's restaurant on New Road Side? It welcomed a host of customers who came back for its special combination of good food and pleasant atmosphere.
Fashionistas in Horsforth were shopping at Pants Corner in the early 1980s.
Jack Fulton Frozen Foods opened its 'Frozen Food Centre' on Town Street. The firm had been in the town for some time but it became obvious that the original premises were too small.
The Outside Inn - one of the few Yorkshire restaurants to be run by a dentist.
The Lord Mayor of Leeds, Coun Arthur Vollans, opened Horsforth Town Village Museum on The Green as Horsforth Town band played and Morris men danced.
Did you enjoy a meal at Villa Bianca in the town?
Capable of seating up to 100 diners Indian Knights on New Road Side was for those who appreciated a 'deliciously cooked meal in chic surroundings.'
The Roman Garden in Hall Park.
Town Street in Horsforth. How many of these shops are still open?
Children, parents and councillors braved a chilling wind to march across a new pelican crossing at the junction of Church Road and Church Lane - more than 20 years after a campaign was launched to get it.
This land on Newlay Lane in Horsforth was in the news as residents wanted to save it from development.
A tiny unique piece of the Orient bloomed in a corner of Hall Park. The newly- opened Japanese Garden was believed to be the first of its kind in West Yorkshire and one of only a dozen or so in Britain.
The Cucina showrooms in Horsforth was the place to go for luxury bathrooms and elegant bedrooms in the late 1970s.
Did you buy a car from this Renault franchise?
Cragg Hill Post Office and a parade of shops. Check out the number plate on the car.
'Serve yourself & save' at Grandways supermarket on New Road Side.
Traffic issues on Long Row, Brownberrie Lane and Station Road (pictured) were making the headlines.
Morrisons new store on Town Street.
Cragg Wood in Horsforth.
Cragg Hill Baptist Church was the subject of a sale for possible conversion into elderly peoples flats.
Did you use Lunn Poly to book your holiday?
Town Street in Horsforth during the mid-1990s.