Lost high street shops in Leeds. The city centre branch closed down in 2005 after the firm went into administration. Its store on Regent Street closed last year after the company collapsed into administration in February 2018. Nothing short of a Leeds shopping institution.. take a bow C&A. 'Woolies' was a national institution and boasted a number of stores across the city. Will it make a comeback? Watch this space. The place to buy shoes on the high street. Leeds was home to one of the firm's 65 stand alone shops back in the day. Now operates online. Leeds said goodbye to Geoffrey the Giraffe and its closest store at Birstall Remember The Sweater Shop? Snooker star Stephen Hendry popped into the Wakefield branch to meet fans back in the day. Did you enjoy a misspent youth in one if its stores back in the day? Loacted on Briggate back in the day and moved inside the Burton Arcade. Remember BHS on Boar Lane? "I really like Muji because it offers something a little different - from flat pack penguins to novelty alarm clocks" says a customer review. The Briggate shop is now closed. The only way to watch home movies for an entire generation.