The Oatlands Inn public house, a Tetley's house,  on Alfred Cross Street. Pictured in October 1958.The Oatlands Inn public house, a Tetley's house,  on Alfred Cross Street. Pictured in October 1958.
The Oatlands Inn public house, a Tetley's house, on Alfred Cross Street. Pictured in October 1958.

16 legendary photos take you back to Little London in the 1950s

These wonderful photos showcase the beating heart of a Leeds suburb in the 1950s.

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Little London was named as it was a fashionable postcode with intricate architecture and expensive mahogany used in houses - comparable with parts of the capital. These photos showcase local landmarks such as the Victory Cinema and much loved pubs - during the decade. They also focus on familiar streets such as Camp Road and highlight the changing face of the suburb during the decade.. The images are a mix from West Yorkshire Archive Service and others published courtesy of photographic archive Leodis, which is run by Leeds Library & Information Service. READ MORE: 10 photo gems take you back to Little London in the 1960s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook YEP NEWSLETTERS: Sign up for free news and sport emails

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