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Commercial Street, from an upper storey window

24th May 1957. View of Commercial Street from an upper storey window. Various shops and businesses are visible, including, at the right edge, Manfield & Sons Ltd., shoe retailers at number 14 Commercial Street. Moving left, the newsagents business of W.H. Smith & Son Ltd occupies number 16 and the ground floor of number 18 (with the arched entrance and windows). Leeds Library has occupied the upper storeys since 1808. The view is towards the junction with Albion Street.