25 never seen before photos of Garforth through the years

Is this the Garforth you remember?

Thursday, 21st November 2019, 7:44 am
Updated Thursday, 21st November 2019, 7:45 am
Is this the Garforth you remember?

These unseen photos have been plucked from the Yorkshire Evening Post archive and feature local landmarks, schools, street scenes and shops as well as pubs that you may have been a regular in. And they are also the focus of some news stories from back in the day. LOVE LEEDS, LOVE RETRO? Join 'Leeds Retro' on facebook

A view up Main Street in Garforth.
Do you remember these shops on Main Street?

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East Garforth School which was to renamed Aberford Road Infants School.
Garforth Comprehensive School. Were you a pupil here back in the day?
Slacks Bakery in Garforth.
The opening of East Garforth railway station.
The opening of East Garforth railway station.
The opening of East Garforth railway station.
The reception area at the Hilton Hotel at Garforth.
The Garforth Rectory.
Aberford Road Junior School. Are you a former pupil?
Meet Carl Denver from Garforth - who in the late 1970s was arguably the world's youngest legal lion tamer.
A view of Main Street in Garforth.
The cast from Garforth Amateur Dramatic Society's 1987 production of A Bird in the Hand.
Garforth Town AFC.
Leeds Rhinos Danny Maguire opens Garforth College's new hair and beaty shop
Colin Burgon MP, second right, in Duncan Firth's new butchers shop on Main Street, Garforth. Pictured with Duncan Firth, third right, and shop staff at official opening.
The shop at Garforth Community College
Garforth Community College received an excellent Ofsted report. Pictured (centre) Ben Taylor 14 enjoys the science class.
Air drop for pupils of Garforth Community College. 60 pupils were taking part in the Lifestyle 98 project, a scheme set up by the police to give youngsters a focus on their communities during school holidays.
The street festival of Garforth Arts Festival.
The shops on Main Street in Garforth. Did you visit these in the mid-2000s?
The former Garforth home of pools winner Vivian Nicholson.
Miners Welfare Hall.
Habits - Garforth Community College's hair and beauty in-house training school.
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