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Thornton's Arcade

Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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Smaller but nice

Another exquisite arcade in the centre of Leeds. Links the two main shopping streets and comprises... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
not a day older than 1873

you get a sense of how Leeds has modernized , by preserving & enhancing Victorian architecture for... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
Leeds City Centre
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"independent shops"
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"victorian quarter"
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"lovely shops"
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"beautiful glass"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"modern shopping"
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"shop till you drop"
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"window shopping"
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"lots of shops"
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"city centre"
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"worth a visit"
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"ivanhoe"
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Another exquisite arcade in the centre of Leeds. Links the two main shopping streets and comprises some nice independent shops.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

you get a sense of how Leeds has modernized , by preserving & enhancing Victorian architecture for modern demands, such as retail

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Thornton Arcade lies to the west of the main Victorian quarter arcade area. It is smaller (shorter and narrower) and is home to a range of coffee houses and smaller shops that make good use of the original Victorian space of the three storey units....More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great choice oh high end shops amazing decorations and design feels like going back in time how shops must have been....

Thank Judith C
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

I think Leeds has more of these Victorian Arcades than any other UK city (I may be wrong) but there are certainly a handful of these visually stunning masterpieces of Victorian iron and glass ...... well worth seeking out the lot

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A similar building to The County Arcade.Again a ladies shopping paradiise,with interesting architecture for the men to appreciate,also immaculately clean

Thank chris w
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The clock is the main feature in Thornton's Arcade and it is well worth being in the Arcade when the clock strikes on the hour. The Arcade is easily accessed via Briggate, which is the main shopping street in Leeds.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Leeds has many lovely arcades, this is one of them. It has lovely decor if you look up to the ceilings, and lots of great shops. I've been coming to OK Comics for many years, one of the best comic shops in the UK. There...More

Thank Ladylusiphur
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

As with all the arcades in Leeds, they have been done up to an exceptional standard. Really great shopping and perfect for people watching.

Thank KinkyNoodle
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Super Victorian arcade with super choice of shops & cafes . Refreshing to be able to shop under cover!

Thank shelagh c
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