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Leeds City Markets – Victorian Shopping Arcade

Victorian Shopping Arcade, West Yorkshire, northern England, UK – by Joseph and John Leeming

30 May 2009

Leeds Market Building

Location: Vicar Lane, east city centre

Date built: 1875-1900

Architect: Joseph and John Leeming of London (1904 hall)

Kirkgate Market

Leeds City Markets Leeds City Markets interior Leeds City Markets stall Leeds City Markets building
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The largest covered market in Europe with 800 stalls.

Status: Grade I listed

Type: Victorian Shopping Arcade building

This building is located on the founding location of Marks & Spencer, which opened in Leeds Market as a penny bazaar.

The city market was damaged by fire in 1975. It re-opened in 1981

Leeds Kirkgate Market is a market in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England located on Vicar Lane. It is the largest covered market in Europe. There are currently 800 stalls which attract over 100,000 visitors a week.

Original construction started: 1875

Buildings close by include the Leeds Corn Exchange.

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, UK

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Adjacent building to the south:

Corn Exchange, Leeds
Cuthbert Brodrick
Leeds Corn Exchange
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Leeds Corn Exchange

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Another Northern English Market Hall:

Bolton Market Hall, west of the Pennines in Lancashire.

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Newer Leeds Market – the dull Merrion Centre building, renewed by architects BDP:
Merrion Centre Leeds
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