Kirkgate

Leith

1950s

The Kirkgate, Leith  -  Photograph taken in the 1950s before redevelopment as a shopping centre

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Kirkgate

Leith

Kirkgate was a narrow street 'straight ahead' on reaching the Foot of Leith Walk from Edinburgh.  The housing was in a poor state, so the area was redeveloped as a shopping centre.

Please click the image below to see another view of the Kirkgate, photographed in the 1950s.

Kirkgate

    The Kirkgate, Leith  -  Photograph taken in the 1950s before redevelopment as a shopping centre

 

Map and Photographs of Central Edinburgh in the 1950s

 

 

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