The Changing Face of Leeds

Leeds is a vibrant city with an incredible past. The city has seen turmoil, particularly with the bombing during the Second World War, but it has also expanded, earning the name ‘The London of the North’ because of its diverse shopping, two universities and significant regeneration.

This collection of photographs, comparing Leeds to how it was a century ago, reveals just how much the city has changed.

The changing face of Leeds

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