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Old September 5th, 2012, 09:15 PM   #1
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Northern English Cities and Towns

Leeds

County: West Yorkshire
Population: 751,000
City Status: 1893
Famous People: Peter O'Toule, Alan Bennett, Jeremy Paxman, Jimmy Saville, Marco Pierre White, Scary Spice
Economy: Second largest legal and financial sector in the UK, third largest manufacturing sector, home of large companies like ASDA, Northern Foods and First Direct
2012 Olympic medalists: 4 (2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze)
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City Square and Business District



Leeds Station



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Old September 5th, 2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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Old September 5th, 2012, 09:46 PM   #4
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Pubs

Old pubs dot the alley ways off the main shopping streets



















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Thank you very much for posting all those lovely photos Leeds looks absolutely amazing
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Great pictures. Leeds is looking good.
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Arcades and shopping

Parallel to these pubs are a series of Victorian shopping arcades








































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Shopping... The Corn Exchange




















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The City Varieties Music Hall

One of the few surviving Victorian music halls in Britain and an accompanying new pub


Houdini, Charlie Chaplin and Laurel and Hardy all performed here









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Old September 6th, 2012, 07:36 PM   #15
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So far, very nice photos from these towns of Northern England
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nice extensive coverage of the city.
I love those narrow lanes which characterized and old English town.
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