Briggate, Boar Lane

21st April 1951. View looking north from Boar Lane. At the bottom left can be seen Saxone Shoes and a parade of shops. On the right is Walker & Hall, silversmiths. There are several trams travelling along Briggate, which is full of pedestrians. A police box is visible in the centre of the road.

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Subject ID: 7961
Creator / Copyright: Leeds City Engineers' Department / Leeds Library & Information Services
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Years ago an oft heard expression was 'As busy as Briggate on a Saturday' which is well illustrated by this photo.