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Briggate, Empire Arcade

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Briggate, Empire Arcade
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14th December 1990 View of the east side of Briggate showing the entrance to the Empire Arcade. This was opened in 1964 on the site of the old Empire Theatre; in 1996 it was redeveloped to become Harvey Nichols. R.L.Gowns, ladieswear, can be seen in the arcade. Next to it at No.107-108 Briggate is Rose's Jewellers, then a shop in the process of being redeveloped.

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Beetee

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Ah....the Empire many happy memories of the moss empire from pantomimes tin my childhood to Rock n Roll Stars in my teens most of them appeared there .

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26-Oct-2011

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R Bedford

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Empire Theatre went to see laurel and Hardy in the 1950s.One of my happy memories..Also lots of other big stars of the age .

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13-Dec-2015

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