Men from construction company Laing's, working at the High Steet in Edinburgh, decorated their crane with a Christmas tree in December 1985.

17 photos taking you back to Edinburgh in 1985 (Part 3)

1985 was a year of great change in the city of Edinburgh.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 8:41 pm

There were lots of high-profile celeb visits over the course of the year, including Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, who were in town to visit the Leith Enterprise Trust. ‘People’s Princess’ Diana stopped to chat to the crowds of Leithers who turned out to greet the royal couple.

We've dug deep through the Evening News archives to bring you 17 more photos that will take you right back to Edinburgh in 1985.

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