Leeds from the air in the 1950s: Can you spot your house?

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Sixty or so years ago we went aloft to photograph Leeds and its surrounding areas.

This imposing grid of back to back houses at Harehills was captured by our flying photographer in 1953 and from the same era Woodhouse Moor, complete with tennis courts and bowling greens was photographed in 1952.

1953: This imposing grid of back to back houses at Harehills was captured by our flying photographer.

1953: This imposing grid of back to back houses at Harehills was captured by our flying photographer.

Yeadon, with it’s central town hall is in picture and the brand new bungalows of the Moorside estate at Drighlington are in picture.

The industrial intensity of Mabgate in 1930 was revealed from the air in picture.

PICS: Leodis

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