Shops in Leeds – The Cheap and The Dear

In a recent visit to Leeds, I was disappointed to see a growth in the number of bargain basement, everything for a pound shops, which always appear on the verge of closing down. Perhaps more sad, was the lack of real bookshops, with only Waterstones being a major bookshop left in the city centre

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Mr Price!  Temporary sign to go with temporary business.

At the other extreme, we have Harvey Nichols and haute couture of the Victorian Arcade. I don’t think you would find many things in there for under a £1!
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Nice Bike and Harvey Nichols.

 

The 99p shop has been bought by Poundshop and Poundland is doing well with many items below £1. A proper Trinity if ever there was one.

Fear not the new development at the bottom of the Headrow will have John Lewis as an anchor tenant – never knowingly under blogged.

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