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Town Hall, temporary Central Lending Library, setting up

Subject ID:
City Centre
Subject Year:
Leeds Library & Information Services
Class number:
CL 1999 / Pack 3/10
Town Hall, temporary Central Lending Library, setting up
17th August 1999. View taken during the stting up of the Central Lending Library in the crypt of the Town Hall, which was to be it's home for 10 months while essential fire safety work was carried out in the Municipal Buildings. The Town Hall Crypt, originally part of the police headquarters, was used as an ARP post early in the second world war, and in 1942 opened as a British Restaurant, which it remained until 1966.

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