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Chimp, Established in1998, originally took inspiration from a fascination with the Planet of the Apes. Located in the Victorian built Thorntons Arcade, Chimp has risen from a small independent boutique to a nationally recognised and award winning independent store and has been a leader in its field ever since.

Chimp is split over two floors, and stocks some of the most respected brands around from British, American and Japanese names in order to bring you the very best staples of men’s clothing.

Chimp stock brands that they grew up admiring amongst brands with history and new brands with new visions. They provide menswear wearable on any occasion, from a relaxing Sunday to a Saturday night in town.

During their 12 year reign they have continued to evolve and during the Autumn of 2010 they launched an added online store, They endeavour to uphold all their customer service values and store ethos through their online store meaning you can feel as comfortable ordering online, knowing they will treat your order exactly the same as an instore purchase.

Chimp don't aim, but do offer the best customer service possible, through their product knowledge and their manner. Their store offers one of the most relaxing places to shop in the North of England and will make anyone visiting Leeds feel welcome.

Mobile phone coverageChildren welcomeSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Monday to Friday: 10:00 until 17:30

Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Sunday: 12:00 – 4:30 pm


5 Thorntons Arcade,



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Map reference: SE 302336  Lat: 53.79862 Long: -1.54274

From Leeds Rail Station take a left and walk to the City Square crossing. Turn right into Boar Lane , walk along Boar Lane taking the 4th turning on the left into Briggate . Walk up Briggate where you will find the Thornton's Arcade on the left hand side.


  • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed