The Changing Face of Leeming Street

Photo:Leeming Street from the Market Place c.1890

Leeming Street from the Market Place c.1890

Mansfield Musem

Photo:Leeming Street, after widening in about 1904

Leeming Street, after widening in about 1904

Mansfield Museum

By Liz Weston

The Town's increasing road traffic has necessitated several changes to Leeming Street over the last 120 years.  Between the taking of the first and second photographs the bottom of Leeming Street was widened to ease congestion in and out of the market Place.  A one-way system introduced in about 1945 allows vehicles into the market but not out of it up Leeming Street.

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