On the left is the Empire Theatre designed by London Architect Frank Matchem opened on 29th August 1898. A popular music hall of the stoll moss variety, the Empire Theatre was closed on the 25th February 1961 and demolished in January 1962 to become the Empire Arcade and then the site of Harvey Nichols first store outside London. Advertised are a 2pm and 7pm showing of 'Emile Littler's 18th All Star Leeds Laughter pantomine Babes in the Wood.' With Nat Jackley , Ian Wallace, Allan Bruce, Brian Burdon and Margaret Freer. On the right is the Readicut Wool Co Ltd, the Knitting & Rug Wool Specialists'. In the foreground are some 1950s style cars.