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The Royal Arcade in Keighley, West Yorkshire, is still going strong, although in the 1980s it was derelict and might well have gone under the bulldozer. Thank goodness it was bought by developers who wanted to restore its Edwardian/Victorian charm. This arcade has a T-shape, with the name of the arcade standing clearly over the…

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The Royal Arcade in Norwich is beautifully designed, with lots of original features still visible today. From the frontage, with its ornate script welcoming the visitor over the entrance, up to the smiling face up in the gables high above; there are peacock designs in the decorations above each shop and art nouveau paintings high…

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