We look at how this gem of a city has evolved of the last few decades

1985

Cost of a pint

83p

 

Musical highlight

The Boss, Bruce Springsteen, packed out Roundhay Park.

 

New Buildings

Plans to regenerate Leeds' Waterfront were given the green light.

 

Cultural highlight

The iconic Crash Records opened, a mainstay of the Leeds music scene.

 

1995

Cost of a pint

£1.89

 

Musical highlight

Pulp headlined the last ever Heineken Music Festival in Roundhay Park.

 

New Buildings

The breathtaking new Royal Armouries museum was completed.

 

Cultural highlight

PJ & Duncan turned on the Christmas lights (before they were Ant and Dec).

 

2005

Cost of a pint

£2.54

 

Musical highlight

The Kaiser Chiefs released their breakthrough single, Oh My God.

 

New Buildings

Work began turning Leeds Civic Theatre into Leeds City Museum. 

 

Cultural highlight

Leeds Rhinos rugby league team won the World Club Challenge. 

 

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