Records of Lisbon Street Centre for Men

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Lisbon Street Centre for Men, 1991-1994.

The arrangement of the records is as follows:

LIS 1: Day Book

LIS 2: Bed Registers

LIS 3: Interview Forms

Administrative / Biographical History

Lisbon Street opened as an Industrial Home for Men c1892 on 36 Lisbon Street, Leeds. During its existence Lisbon Street was also designated a Poor Man's Metropole, a Hostel for Working Men and a Hostel for Men. In the 1990s Lisbon Street operated as a Centre for Men, providing accommodation for homeless men; it closed 3 October 1994.

Conditions Governing Access

Due to the personal nature of their content, the records in this collection are closed for 75 years. Former residents can apply for access to their own records. Please enquire for details. The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre is open Tue-Fri 9.30-4.00. To make an appointment or to enquire about your own records, phone: 0207 326 7800; or email: heritage@salvationarmy.org.uk.

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue is available in the reading room of the International Heritage Centre.