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12 retro photos of Leeds city centre

A collection of black and whites showing Leeds how it once was

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Rob Martin
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We've been flicking through Flickr and came across these wonderful old shots of the city, dating from the '70s and earlier. Recognise them?

Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

A 401 Shoppers Service bus drives through a pedestrianised area of Leeds city centre - possibly Commercial Street
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Burton's store on the corner of The Headrow and Briggate
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Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Kirkgate Market
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Leeds railways
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Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Munro House
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Schofields on The Headrow in Leeds on what is now the site of the Headrow Shopping Centre
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Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Site of St John's Centre Leeds January 1981
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

St Paul's Street Leeds 17th January 1974
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Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

The Headrow
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Wellington Street
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Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

Westgate
Daniel Robert Chapman via Flickr

York or Park Place

More photos of Leeds and the surrounding area

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