West Yorkshire Antique & Retro shops

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This is a list of antique & retro shops in West Yorkshire.

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The A645 Trading Post. (Featherstone, Pontefract)


(Previously of 20 Bondgate, Pontefract.)

The Trading Post at Featherstone, based in an old chapel, is situated on the main Wakefield to Pontefract road, the A645, 2 miles from Pontefract and 6 miles from Wakefield. A family run business, The Trading Post, has traded from here for the past 20 plus years.

Stock, which is updated on a regular basis, covers a wide range of goods, from antique, retro, shabby chic, vintage and contemporary furniture, to collectable and decorative items, many hundreds of items in total.

A good selection of  pine, oak, mahogany and walnut furniture is always stocked, some hand stripped and waxed, some painted and some in it’s original finish. There is usually a range of brand name furniture by makers including Ercol, Bevan & Funnel, Old Charm, G Plan etc.

Collectable and decorative items include:- pottery and porcelain, glass, metalware, pictures, mirrors, die-cast toys, books, baskets, treen, kitchenalia, enamel signs and much more.

Architectural items include:- vintage doors, painted pub signs, lamps, gates, planters, chimney pots, fire surrounds etc.

When in the area, The A645 Trading Post is always worth a visit.

Typical inventory includes:-

  • Pine Wardrobes, Dressers, Chests & Dressing Tables
  • Farmhouse Pine Tables & Chairs
  • Furniture for every room in Pine, Oak, Mahogany, Walnut, Beech and other woods
  • Ercol Furniture (hand stripped & in the original finish)
  • Furniture by Priory, Jay Cee, Reprodux (Bevan & Funnel), G Plan, Old Charm etc.
  • Desks & Bureaux
  • Bookcases
  • French Style Furniture
  • Painted Furniture
  • Architectural Items
  • Baskets & Luggage
  • Pottery, Porcelain & Glass
  • Mirrors & Pictures
  • Books & Ephemera
  • Collectable & Decorative items
  • And Much More!

Open 4 days, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10 am to 5 pm. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

Take a look HERE for pictures of our latest stock.

*We also buy similar items, please call us if you have items to sell, (within a 10 mile radius of Featherstone), or bring them to the shop on a Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday. 

Address: Chapel Works, Wakefield Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5HL.
Tel: Shop 01977 695255.
Home 01977 615560.
Mobile 07870787127 or 07870787072.

The Saltaire Vintage Shop. (Saltaire)

Quote from Sue Butler, one of the 4 dealers who run the shop.

We are a team of 4 dealers with an  interest in the quirky and unusual. We have a passion for vintage clothing, accessories, kitchenalia, linens, toys and small pieces of furniture, china and any other items that catch our collective eye.

A small shop in the lovely town of Saltaire, around 200 yards from Salts Mill, selling an eclectic mix of vintage and retro items. When I visited stock included a selection of mid century pottery, china and glassware, kitchenalia, vintage clothing, ephemera, vintage luggage and more. I found the prices to be reasonable and managed to buy a couple of pieces.

Open Tuesday to Sunday 10.30 am to 5 pm.

No website at present, but they are on facebook,  The Saltaire Vintage Shop.

Address: 16 Victoria Road, Saltaire, Bradford, BD18 3LQ.
Tel: 01756 797465

Ivy &Co. (Saltaire)

Original vintage and design; mid-century furniture and home, vinyl and record players, vintage books, artworks and stylish gents and ladies garments …

Situated just down the road from The Saltaire Vintage Shop on Victoria Road in Saltaire, Ivy & Co. have plenty to offer the vintage & retro enthusiast: 1970’s record players and vinyl, books, mid century pottery and glass, luggage, artworks, mid century furniture, vintage clothing and more. Well worth a look if retro or mid century design is your thing.

Facebook page: Ivy & Co.

Address: 13a Victoria Road, Saltaire, West Yorkshire, BD18 3LQ.
Tel: 01274 591669 mobile 07546 523 262

Grandpa’s Basement. (Shipley)

Quality & Quirky, Bought & Sold

Run by Paul Myers, is Grandpa’s Basement in Shipley near Bradford. Situated in a basement just off Briggate, although not huge, there’s a wide variety of stock on offer here, including antique, retro and collectable furniture and decorative items.

I visited here recently and found a few nice items to buy, reasonably priced too!

Address: 19b Briggate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD17 7 BP.
Tel: 07402 818417

Briggs & Oliver Antiques. (Holmfirth)

From their website:

Briggs & Oliver is a partnership which has been established for over twenty years and our shop in Holmfirth has been open for the last five years. We specialise in affordable and interesting antiques, vintage and second-hand paraphernalia – things to give your home an individual, eclectic look. Most of our stock is sourced within the UK and Europe from auctions, flea markets and house sales.

Open Thursday Friday & Saturday 11 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday 12 noon to 5 pm. Closed Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday.

Website: Briggs & Oliver.

 Address: 16 Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 2JS.
Tel: 01484 686092

The Collectors Centre. (Otley)

Run by Barbara, The Collectors Centre is situated in Kirkgate Arcade, Otley. Stock consists of a range of collectable and vintage items including die-cast toys and models, watches, pottery, tins, old tools and more.

Barbara also has a nice, nostalgic display of vintage packaging on show at one end of the shop, however, these are for display only and not for sale.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Address: 5-6 Kirkgate Arcade, Otley, LS21 3HW.
Tel: 01943 463344.

Below are some photographs of the vintage packaging. *Please note these are for display only and not for sale.

The Retro Boutique. (Leeds)

As the name implies, The Retro Boutique, focuses on the retro in the main showroom, with vintage fashion and collectables on the upper floor. When I visited, stock included retro furniture, industrial retro lighting, leather chesterfield chairs, vintage luggage and trunks, retro radios and record players and some reproduction items, all in all an interesting selection. On street parking is available within a minutes walk, with cafes and bars nearby for a bite to eat.

Open 7 days a week.

Address:- 8 – 10 Headingley Lane, Leeds, LS6 2AS.
Telephone:- 0113 2782533

Vintage in Vogue. (Todmorden)

Run by Suzan Haworth, “Vintage in Vogue” is situated a short walk from the centre of Todmorden on Burnley Road.  Stock includes  a selection of antique, retro and vintage furniture, lamps and textiles.

Address: 26, Burnley Road, Todmorden, West Yorkshire,  OL14 5EZ.
Tel: 07772803971

Cottage Antiques. (Todmorden)

From their website:

We provide an ever changing mosaic of English and Continental antique country pine furniture to both the trade and retail sector. With an emphasis on quality and originality we also stock a quirky range of antique country collectables and accessories. To extend the ‘Country Living’ into the garden we offer a wide choice of antique and antique style garden furniture, structures and smaller garden items.

Open: Thursday to Sunday inclusive, 11am to 5-30pm or by appointment.

Website: Cottage Antiques.

Address: Bottoms Farm, 788 Rochdale Road, Walsden, Todmorden,West Yorkshire, OL14 7UA.
Tel: 01706 813612

Heathcote Antiques. (Keighley)

A large antique shop selling antique and retro furniture, pottery and porcelain, glass, lighting and many more vintage and collectable items. In 2004 Heathcote Antiques were named winners of the Best Antique Shop in the North of England and Scotland. Parking onsite, open:-  Sunday 12.30 pm to 4.30 pm, Wednesday to Saturday 10 am to 5.30 pm, CLOSED Monday and Tuesday.

Website:- Heathcote Antiques.

Address:- Skipton Road Junction, Crosshills, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 7DS.
Tel:- 01535 635250.

Park Antiques. (Menston, Ilkley)

From their website:-

Park Antiques, which is run by Brian O’Connell, has been trading for almost 30 years, and has an excellent reputation for combining fine antique furniture, paintings and clocks, with outstanding customer service.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

We regret that occasionally the showroom may close if we need to attend particular fairs or auctions. Therefore we suggest that if traveling some distance, a telephone call in advance may be advisable.

Website: Park Antiques.

Address: 2 North View, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 6JU.
Tel: 01943 872392.