Tenant Profile: Sandy Minto, King Koby


Who are you and what do you do here at the Corn Exchange?

Barber at King Koby Chop Shop

Tell us a bit about yourself.

I've been barbering for ten years. I also make hip hop music under Sandy Minto. And I'm an avid tattoo collector, as you can see!

What is your history with the building?

I used to hang out here form about 13yo to 16yo, used to do all my shopping in here when I was a mosher, probably at Sohos. My Godfather and his son did all the windows in here years ago too.

What is your favourite thing about working at the Corn Exchange?

Love how grand the building is, and how theres a real sense of community in the Corn Exchange.

Tell us about your best day out in Leeds. Where do you go? What do you do?

Temple Newsam would be my favourite place - I've been going there since I was a kid so its quite nostalgic to go back when I've got time off from working in the city.

Where can we follow you online?

@SandyMinto - Instagram, @Minto_Sandy - Twitter, SandyFergusonBrookesMinto - Facebook, www.SandyMinto.bandcamp.com - music

Jennifer Lee O'Brien