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Recent Work

  • Eurasian Kingfisher by Andy Beattie
  • LEEDS DOCK by paula smith
  • Otley Chevin by Graham Geldard
  • Ready For Take-Off by Graham Geldard
  • Ramps by Glen Allen
  • Leeds Flats by Glen Allen
  • bewleys escape by richman
  • the wailing wall of peel by richman
  • wooly hill by richman
  • lazy symphony by richman
  • Balconies HDR by Glen Allen

About This Group

This group was started in March 2009

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, U.K.

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The City of Leeds
Secert Leeds
Leeds City – Wikipedia
Virtual Tour – Leeds
Discovering Leeds – The Headrow

Fact File

The ‘Leeds’ name of the city, has derived from its 5th centery name Leoidis.

Leeds became a city by Royal Charter in 1893.

Natives of Leeds are known as Loiners.

The 2001 census puts the population of Leeds at 715,404 – making it the third biggest city in the UK after London and Birmingham.
Also Leeds is the 24th largest city by population with the European Union

Leeds is the second largest metropolitan district in the UK; extending 15 miles from east to west, and 13 miles from north to south.
This wide boundary contains some 562 square kilometres.

Leeds is the financial capital of the North.

Leeds is also known as the Knightsbridge of the North due to its city centre shops.

A photographic Archive of Leeds – BRILLIANT website

Twin towns

The City has several twinning or partnership arrangements:

  • Brno, Czech Republic
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dortmund, Germany
  • Durban, South Africa
  • People’s Republic of China Hangzhou, China
  • Lille, France
  • Louisville, United States
  • Siegen, Germany

The city also has “strong contacts” with the following cities “for the purposes of ongoing projects”

  • Braşov, Romania
  • St Mary, Jamaica
  • Stockholm, Sweden

Related Redbubble groups
North Yorkshire Photographers
Yorkshire Photography Group
Untied Kingdom

External website of interest

Leeds Photographic Society
Founded in 1852, the oldest Photographic Society in the world.

The City of Leeds

The Tetley – formally known as tetleys brewery

The City of Leeds

Secert Leeds

Leeds City – Wikipedia

Virtual Tour – Leeds

Discovering Leeds – The Headrow

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