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Nine strange and fascinating secrets hidden underground in Leeds

Rumours about secret spaces under the streets of Leeds may easily be dismissed as far-fetched urban myths, but a hidden side to the city actually does exist.

There are a startling number of mysterious underground areas across the city which have long been forgotten. READ MORE: Nine best kept secrets in Leeds even some locals won't know about

The Westgate tunnel on the Leeds inner ring road.

1. August 1973

The Westgate tunnel on the Leeds inner ring road.
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The Arthington portal of the Bramhope Tunnel.

2. Circa 1900

The Arthington portal of the Bramhope Tunnel.
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City Square showing air raid shelters. It was at the time the site of a public air raid shelter, this did not withstand the bombing and was significantly damaged.

3. April 1944

City Square showing air raid shelters. It was at the time the site of a public air raid shelter, this did not withstand the bombing and was significantly damaged.
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The Dark Arches running beneath the City Station towards Neville Street.

4. February 1969

The Dark Arches running beneath the City Station towards Neville Street.
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