Raine Bros Ltd, plumbers' merchants, in Crown Street, spring 1974

Haunting portrait of a vanishing world: Photographer captures desperate decline of 1970s Leeds as the old way of life slowly died

Raine Bros Ltd, plumbers' merchants, in Crown Street, Leeds, spring Photo by Peter Mitchell

Lloyds Bank, 31-32 Park Row, Leeds, West Yorkshire : The counter in the banking hall at Lloyds Bank. The Greek Chambers at 31-32 Park Row (1896) were designed in 1898 by Alfred Waterhouse for William Williams, Brown and Company. The bank and building were taken over by Lloyds in 1900.

Lloyds Bank, Park Row, Leeds, West Yorkshire : The counter in the banking…

https://flic.kr/p/8kLhxM | Leeds: Upper Briggate. 1951. | Lots going on here in this photograph including a Pantomime and a Wedding, rumour has it, the bride walked straight through the car and got on the tram.

Lots going on here in this photograph including a Pantomime and a Wedding, rumour has it, the bride walked straight through the car and got on the tram.

Brown Cow, Selby Road

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Batley Variety Club in days gone by. Batley, West Yorkshire

The legendary Frontier club in Batley will open its doors for the final time – before it is transformed into a gym.

Briggate 1952

Briggate 1952

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