Leeds nostalgia: Keeping Leeds clean

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The ladies at Morley Town Hall were a crack team who kept this establishment spotlessly clean and the same sort of essential work was carried out by Kevin Maher when he set about re-gilding the owls at Leeds Civic Hall in 1973.

Leeds road sweeper Billy, who bore more than a passing resemblance to Henry Cooper brought his singing talent to the streets of Leeds in the seventies and Lynn Smith continued the good work into the eighties when she cleared snow away in Stanley Road.

AUGUST  1970: The ladies at ''Morley Town Hall.

AUGUST 1970: The ladies at ''Morley Town Hall.

Cleaning a vast area of glass must have been a daunting task for these men in 1966 when they took on the new Merrion Centre and its huge number of windows.