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Outdoor Event, Mon 27 May 2019

Lost Leeds: demolished gems and vanished dreams

Lost Leeds: demolished gems and vanished dreams


_A ghost tour of sorts to some sites where the sights are not what they once were and to places where radical changes were not implemented_

Leeds has lost many historic buildings. Some were in poor repair or no longer had a viable use; others were simply out of fashion or in the way of change. Which ones would you have liked to save? What would the city have been like if we hadn’t demolished the most valued gems? And what would it have been like if some bold dreams of the past had been implemented, instead of being shelved as regimes changed or finance failed to materialise? We’ll explore the lost futures of the city centre.

_Meet in City Square, by the Joseph Priestley statue in front of Banyan restaurant._

Find out more about your guide Rachael Unsworth []

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 27 May 2019 14:30 to 16:30


£10 per person



    Leeds City Walking Tours - Rachael Unswo


    City Square,
    LS1 1PL



    See location of City Square on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 298333  Lat: 53.79595 Long: -1.54816

    By Public Transport: Outside the Leeds city train station

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station