Leeds nostalgia: Flashback to ’66

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England were busy winning the World Cup and Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) was proving to be a boxing phenomenon.

It was 1966 and all these events were zipping over the airwaves to the residents of Leeds.

1966: Panoramic view of Leeds.

1966: Panoramic view of Leeds.

Some were oblivious, like the couple caught kissing at this bus stop and at the LGI things were deemed to be too noisy as the inspector here was finding out.

Traditional brick terraces were giving way to the new ring road and Briggate was as clogged with shoppers as ever.

Leeds, Sweet street, 28th March 1979'LIGHTING'Mr. Eddie Mullan, a lift engineer at the City of Leeds Public Works Department, Sweet Street, gives a last polish to one of the four old gas lamps that are to be sent to Germany.

Leeds nostalgia: Bits of old Leeds sent to Germany... in 1979