Roundhay Park, queue for bathing pool
29th May 1944. View shows a huge crowd of people queuing for the bathing pool at Roundhay Park on Whit Monday 1944. As a bank holiday it was an opportunity for families to get out and enjoy themselves away from the troubles of wartime. This image was digitised as part of the ‘Future Prospects of Urban Parks’ project, conducted by the University of Leeds in partnership with Leeds City Council, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (grant number: AH/N001788/1).