Waterloo Road was Hunslet's main shopping street up to the 1970s. It was second only to "going into town"- that is, to Leeds city centre.  The businesses listed on both sides of this 1932 map are from a 1936 trade directory.
Hunslet remembered
Waterloo Road photo gallery. Click to open a pop-up
1 J W Longbottom and other shops (1970s)

1 J W Longbottom and other shops (1970s)

2 Shops at bottom of Jack Lane (1970s)

2 Shops at bottom of Jack Lane (1970s)

3 Drakes and East Hunslet Liberal Club (1970s)

3 Drakes and East Hunslet Liberal Club (1970s)

4 Mitchell's chemist and Place's shoe shop (1970s)

4 Mitchell's chemist and Place's shoe shop (1970s)

5 General view (1970s)

5 General view (1970s)

6 Broughton's (1973)

6 Broughton's (1973)

7 George Kitchingman (Butcher) (1970s)

7 George Kitchingman (Butcher) (1970s)

8 Tram at Swan Junction (undated)

8 Tram at Swan Junction (undated)

9 Library (2007)

9 Library (2007)

10 Children's section of library (undated)

10 Children's section of library (undated)

11 Pictodrome buildings (1970s)

11 Pictodrome buildings (1970s)

12 Penny Hill (1968)

12 Penny Hill (1968)

Images 8 and 10 copyright of Leeds Library and Information Services
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