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Great selection of shops

Tap water: n/a Everything else: Thornton's Arcade may be my favourite arcade in Leeds. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United Kingdom
History and shopping

Classic arcade with a very good range of affordable shopping from food to clothing, some good and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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All reviews independent shops victorian quarter lovely shops beautiful architecture window shopping lots of shops glass roof worth a visit ivanhoe potts units stroll comic architecturally shoppers presenting clothing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tap water: n/a Everything else: Thornton's Arcade may be my favourite arcade in Leeds. The selection of shops is great, and it feels like there's a really lovely community in the small stretch of businesses. Many are independent shops, and it's brilliant to see the...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Classic arcade with a very good range of affordable shopping from food to clothing, some good and different architectural features worth a photograph, clean well kept and pleasant worth a look around

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This arcade is one of several in Leeds. It has many interesting boutique type shops. Wander through its relaxed atmosphere as well as some of the other arcades in town.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I walk through this arcade regularly, and always do a spot of window shopping! Look out for the lovely clock, too. :)

Thank wanderlust152015
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Great restoration of this exquisite arcade. Brilliant to see that these have been preserved in Leeds. Well worth sppending time exploring the independent shops.

Thank TallBloke68
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.

Thank IAN O
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
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
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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21 May 2018|
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Response from darrenzo | Reviewed this property |
Hi elch, I'm not aware of a small antique shop sorry