The Golden Lion, Armley

Derelict pub in Armley Conservation area:

https://publicaccess.leeds.gov.uk/online-applications/simpleSearchResults.do?action=firstPage

 

Not much of the old Armley left sadly, and it looks like another piece of the past will be lost as light industry expands in this part of deprived Leeds. The gentrification of Armley that was widely predicted never really happened, leaving the old stock under appreciated. A few hundred hipsters could have kept these doors open I’m sure. Gentrification can help in small doses

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