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Posted: Wed 21 Feb, 2007 5:33 pm
There's plenty of old signs around painted on the gable ends of shops advertising goods from yesteryear still to be seen around Leeds. They won't last forever & many of them have faded beyond recognition-But there is still a few in mint condition
Posted: Wed 21 Feb, 2007 8:45 pm
I recently moved towards the Burley end of Hyde Park and I knew there was a big Tetley's painted sign and within days of me moving there they put a bleedin' billboard over the top of it!! However, there are still two on the same building left.
Posted: Thu 22 Feb, 2007 11:12 am
There's still a Tetley huntsman sign on Compton rd as well Oldboys!
Posted: Fri 23 Feb, 2007 3:34 pm
Derelict York road baths & library entrance. A terrible shame for such an ornate building. Leeds city council-get a grip of things!
Posted: Thu 15 Mar, 2007 3:37 pm
Can i ask the secret Leeds people to keep a look out for any old painted signs on the gable ends & let me know if i haven't already got them here http://flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn/sets/72157594535608443/ I don't think there's many more to get. Although this one on Harehills lane has just emerged in the last week from behind the shop sign that's been just been removed.. I was pleased to see this one again :-) Cheers :-)
Posted: Thu 15 Mar, 2007 3:53 pm
I'll post up any that I see...
Posted: Thu 15 Mar, 2007 3:58 pm
Many thanks munki. I hit the big 40 next month & i blame all this recent nostalgia trip on some serious mid life crisis thing!! Cheers :-)
Posted: Fri 16 Mar, 2007 8:35 pm
Does anyone know anything about this one it is above the Blue Rinse shop in the centre of town
Posted: Fri 16 Mar, 2007 8:40 pm
Sorry failed to get the photo to upload again it is of for the LL cafe.
You can see the picture at
Posted: Fri 16 Mar, 2007 8:44 pm
There is an old sign with this on alongside the Corn Exchange. I'm guessing it used to be a Pub but can anyone confirm.
The photo can be seen at