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Leeds is a city (and metropolitan borough) in the county of West Yorkshire and is its cultural, financial and commercial heart.
Leeds can trace its recorded history to the fifth century when the Kingdom of Elmet was covered by the forest of "Loidis" (the origin of the name Leeds). In the 17th and 18th centuries Leeds became a major centre for the production and trading of wool, during the Industrial Revolution Leeds developed into a major industrial centre. Although wool was still the dominant industry, engineering, iron foundries, printing and other industries were important.
The first Jamie’s Italian opened on George Street in Oxford in 2008 when after touring Italy in jamies Italian Escape... more travel advice
At the Abbey House Museum you can experience the sights and sounds of Leeds in 1880 it has some great stuff on display... more travel advice
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