leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Armley Road, The Albion

Subject ID:
Subject Year:
Ray Dickinson
Class number:
LEO 4991
Armley Road, The Albion
1st January 2010. Side view of The Albion public house on Armley Road. Built in the 1860s as two shops, and later becoming two pubs (the other one being The Fleece), they were merged by then owner Peter Walker & Sons after the First World War when the council was threatening to take away the licences of uneconomic pubs. The pub was taken over by Tetley's in 1925 and was successful for many years but is now closed down.

Corrections are welcomed by the department. Corrections will be verified before appearing on the site - this may take up to 4 weeks. Email corrections
This photograph cannot be purchased due to copyright restrictions.