25 photos showing Leith as it looked in the 1980s - before regeneration
Much has been made of the social changes that have taken place in the regenerated Leith district in the past few decades. Some refer to it as “gentrification”.
See 25 images showing Leith as it was in its “pre-gentrification” days in the 1980s. For all the latest Scottish news, sport and features click here, or head to our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
1. Water of Leith 1981
Section of the Water of Leith where it runs under the bridge at Great Junction Street, Leith, in March 1981. On the right bank, junked cars in a scrapyard.