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Caption for Leeds, City Centre C1965: The Post Office, with its central turret, was built in 1896 by Sir Henry Tanner. It was erected on the site of the old Mixed Cloth Hall, which was opened in 1756. By the early 18th century, enclosed Cloth Halls in other parts of the county were stealing business from Leeds. A hall for white cloths was opened in Kirkgate in 1711, then replaced by a larger one in 1755.

An extract from Leeds Photographic Memories.

Memories of Leeds

I remember Leeds best as it was, now the new Buildings are ugly the beautiful area in front of the Civic Hall concreted over in the name of the Millenium they are destroying the beautiful Architecture and building monstrosities the Market is nothing like it used to be stalls closing all the time ,yes the Leeds of the past was wonderful

My mother, Doreen Hall (Nee Bilton), related these memories to me: I started nursing at St James’ Hospital, Leeds (Jimmy's) in 1948. I was 17 years old, the only one straight from school. I didn’t need any qualifications – but I had my school certificate. There were about three months of training before (...Read full memory)

This is a very evocative photo, bringing back many memories. I would point out that the image is of Leeds Town Hall not City Hall, Leeds has a Town Hall and a Civic Hall but not a City Hall.

I was born in Quarry Hill Flats, it brings back a lot of memories.

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