19 pictures that will take you back to 1980s Ossett

Remember Ossett back in the early 1980s?

Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 3:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th March 2019, 4:53 pm
Looking back at Ossett.

We've dug out these photos from our archive. Do you remember the town centre looking like this? Or did you go to this Ossett School? You might be pictured!

Remember shopping on Kingsway around 1983/84?
What memories do you have of the precinct?
Remember these shops? What about these cars?!
Remember the Pretty Things shop? How about Georgie's next door-but-one?
Taken on July 4 1981, these lads take in the view of Ossett at the Parish Church Bell Tower Opening.
Are you one of these two lads taking an interest in the new bell tower?
This picture was taken on April 28 1979 - almost 40 years ago. The old Ossett Observer office stands to the left.
The community came together after the Ossett school fire. This picture was taken on January 24 1981.
Fire at Queen's Mill in the town.
Fire fighters at the Queen's Mill fire of 1985.
Ossett fun run in 1985.
A very quiet looking Ossett in November 1984.
Remember Jeans +? The Seemore Arcade is at the bottom.
Ossett town centre in 1984.
Those two little ones on the right, out for the day in 1984, will be around 35 years old by now!
September 1985 - Ossett School 6th form committee.
December 1984 - Mrs Mollie Firth retires from South Ossett School.
Who remembers Mr Spencer and Mrs Wilkinson from 1985?
And lastly... taken in February 1985 a road safety quiz at Ossett School.