21 photos that will take you right back to 1970s in Halifax

We turn the clock back to look at life in Halifax and Calderdale in the 1970s.

Thursday, 25th June 2020, 7:00 am
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 10:20 am
21 photos that will take you back in time to 1970s in Halifax
21 photos that will take you back in time to 1970s in Halifax

From the building of Burdock Way to changes made in the town centre, how many familiar scenes do you spot? Click here for pictures from the 1990sandclick here for pictures from the 1980s.

A view over Holywell Green taken back in 1970.
Old cottages and white Swan Inn at Holmfield back in 1970

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A view over King Cross from 1970.
Inside the old Halifax employment exchange pictured in 1971.
A view from the Piece Hall, Halifax back in 1971.
Construction of the Halifax Building Society's HQ at Trinity Road, Halifax back in 1971.
Spring Street in Ripponden in August of 1971.
A view over Heptonstall back in 1972.
Walkers in Holmfield taking part in the Long March back in 1972.
Modelle fashion shop at Woolshops/Market Street in March 1973.
The construction of Burdock Way flyover, Halifax in 1973.
Woolshops looking very different than it does today in this picture from 1973.
Illingworth jail and stocks taken back in 1974.
Park Road swimming baths pictured in May 1974.
Halifax cooling towers back in 1974.
Looking over Halifax from Beacon Hill back in 1974.
Hebden Bridge Town Centre back in 1976.
Duke Of Wellington's Regiment anniversary celebrations at Wellesley Barracks in 1977.
Halifax taken from Southowram Bank back in 1977.
Halifax, railway station back in 1979.
Picture of Manor Heath taken back in 1979.