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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)
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
photo © Adrian Welch
Leeds Corn Exchange
Another Northern English Market Hall:
Bolton Market Hall, west of the Pennines in Lancashire.
Newer Leeds Market – the dull Merrion Centre building, renewed by architects BDP:
image © Adrian Welch
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