10 things you said about a throwback to Leeds sweet shops down the decades

YEP took a look back at some of the old sweet shops that used to occupy the city.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 4:45 pm
PIC: Michael Barber
PIC: Michael Barber

Our readers were feeling very nostalgic when they reacted to our throwback to Leeds sweet shops down the decades.

Here is 10 things you said:

Katie Goring - "My grandma always used to take me to these sweet stalls. What a wonderful woman she was."

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Debra Sanderson - "Leeds market was the best in the country and look at it now."

Anthony Leeming - "Quality prices."

Susan Ellis Hayward - "Dad used to take us to the little stall in the indoor market for sweets called fish, chips and peas. Oh the memories."

Wendy Britton - "Went there every Saturday with my sister, that's when the market was busy and thriving, not a shadow of its former self."

Lesley McGuire - "Saturday morning treats from here!"

Ellen Smith - "I remember the pet shop at the bottom of the market."

Terry Sowden - "I can remember going to Leeds market every Saturday with my mam in the 70s/80s and calling there for sweets."

Becky Bott - "I loved them. Getting the pre-made bags."

Craig Parkinson - "It's a shame coz you can't find an old sweet shop now."

What shops that closed down in Leeds do you miss? Does the city centre need more sweet shops?!