Leeds History: The unusual story of the strange building on Eastgate roundabout

Anyone from Leeds may have spent many a lazy moment pondering the curious hexagonal building which sits on the Eastgate roundabout in Leeds city centre.

Why is it there? Who built it? Did it used to be something?

It may surprise you to know that the site was once a petrol station, and has only been around since the 1930s.

With the help of Leeds Libraries, we take a look at the history of the strange, tiny building on Eastgate roundabout.

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