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The little, crescent-shaped arcade with two entrances on Keighley’s North Street is part of the larger Arcade Chambers building in this former grand Yorkshire mill town. There is a hair salon fronting onto the street, but the main tenant in the arcade these days is surely RiRi’s Coffee House, with its stylish shop front painted…

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The two Victorian arcades in Halifax run into the indoor market building, which was opened by the future George VI, when he was still Duke of York in 1896. The arcades have the classic glass and ironwork ceiling, with impressive stonework entrances, but they are both quite short and are divided by Russell Street, so…

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