Tag: Balm Road

Balm Road’s Bile Beans advert restored

When a modern advertising hoarding was removed from the end of a row of houses at the Balm Road junction in Hunslet Carr several years ago it revealed an old hand painted sign promoting Bile Beans. This type of advertising sign was the forerunner of the modern advertisements papered on

My passion for TRAMsport in Middleton

Holbeck resident Steve Peacock has been part of the Middleton Life local history project. With help from our new community reporters’ website he’s written this overview on the days when trams trundled through south Leeds: I have been interested in the local history of Leeds for many years now and,