Success store-y! Wex Photo Video opens its third UK camera shop in 18 months

Established in 1997, Wex Photo Video is a UK retailer with more than 20,000 products. It has just opened its 10th store in Leeds (Image credit: Wex Photo Video)

Wex Photo Video, the UK's biggest specialist photographic retailer, is adding a tenth location to its host of physical stores across the UK. The new camera shop in central Leeds is opening in May and marks the retailer's third launch in under 18 months. 

Despite the challenges of the pandemic and the impact felt by much of the high street (the likes of which saw Jessops filing for administration) Wex saw an increase in online demand during lockdown as the interest in photography and filmmaking reached new heights over the last year. 

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.