New Historical Audio Walk Through Holbeck


English: Holbeck Viaduct, Leeds
English: Holbeck Viaduct, Leeds (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As reported in the Yorkshire Evening Post  a new audio walk through Holbeck has been developed. The walk begins on Victoria Bridge; passes through the old industrial heartland around Water Lane; along the viaduct footpath to Domestic Street; along Ingram Road and over the M621; down to Cambrian Terrace; under the M621 to St Matthews; along Nineveh Road and Marshall Street to finish at the Grove Inn, perhaps with a refreshing drink of real ale.

Memories of people living in Holbeck have been recorded and can be listened to along the way. The recordings have been put on an app. which can be downloaded for free. The recordings and app. can be downloaded from For those who are less energetic, the recordings can be accessed on the website and listened to in the comfort of your home. The website and app. have been developed by Simon Bradley and Phil Legard. Anyone interested in local history and Holbeck will find it most entertaining.

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