16 never seen before photos of Roundhay through the years

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Thursday, 15th August 2019, 08:00 am
16 never seen before photos of Roundhay through the years

Roundhay is in the spotlight this weekend as Ed Sheeran plays a huge open-air concert at Roundhay Park. We look back at life in the suburb as far back as the 1950s - these 16 photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive.

Roundhay Park lido
Memories of dancing days from years gone by were revived when hundreds of people took to the floor of the Astoria Ballroom, Roundhay, Leeds
Woods Music Shop, Street Lane, Roundhay

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Clock Cinema in Roundhay. Filming of a children's television programme 'The Way we Used to Live'
Helicopter pilot Malcolm Reeves with the ex-RAF Bedford fire engine which was one of the attractions at Leeds Show, Roundhay Park
A 1905 Rover, with Mr. G. W. Thompson at the wheel and Messrs. H. Deacon and J. Cuthbert alongside him, attracts considerable attention at a veteran car rally in Roundhay
The impressive statue of the explorer, Stephen (or JOHN) Cabot in a garden in this house in Roundhay
Leeds, Mansion Lane, Roundhay
Roundhay Municipal Golf Course
Sledging at Roundhay Park
Mrs. Ewart Clay crowns Amanda Merrikin aged seven, as Queen of Children's Day on the arena at Roundhay Park
Roundhay Open Air Pool Lido (Photo: Leeds Baths and Wash Houses old photo album)
Roundhay Open Air Pool Lido (Photo: Leeds Baths and Wash Houses old photo album)
Roundhay Open Air Pool Lido (Photo: Leeds Baths and Wash Houses old photo album)
Mr. Reuben Vincent, of Stainburn Drive, Leeds, makes a trial run in his home made hydroplane after launching it on Roundhay Park Lake. Mr. Vincent built he craft in his spare time.
Woods Music Shop, Street Lane, Roundhay. Manager John Gillott in the new showroom.