Regional property company Bruntwood, has recently welcomed three new businesses to 14 King Street in the heart of Leeds city centre, while existing customer Barton Willmore has relocated within the building to a new open plan suite.
The new arrivals include Newcross Healthcare, which provides healthcare staff, expertise and administration services and two specialist recruitment services consultancies; TS Grale and Cameron James.
Leading independent UK planning and design consultancy, Barton Willmore, has relocated its office space within the building following continued growth. The consultancy has moved to an open plan 1,507 sq ft office on the 1st floor with Bruntwood project managing the fit out of the space.
The new arrivals will be neighbours to a number of high-profile corporates already resident in the building including Maples & Calder, Gatenby Sanderson, Randstad and Charles Stanley Group.
Cameron James, which will base its new head office from 14 King Street, specialises in a diverse range of industries including accountancy, senior qualified finance, HR and training, procurement and supply chain, general insurance and financial services, from graduate to executive level. The company which is privately owned and operates across the UK, with another office in London, has taken 1,322 sq ft on the 3rd floor. Its clients range from small start-up companies to FTSE 100 & 250 businesses.
Executive and leadership search specialists, TS Grale, has also opened a new head office in the building, taking a 690 sq ft suite on the first floor. The company provides personalised, comprehensive recruitment services for senior and executive management on both a permanent and interim management basis. Its clients vary in size from global multi-nationals and plcs to smaller entrepreneurial and localised businesses. The business focuses on manufacturing, industrial, and consumer markets.
Newcross Healthcare is an independent organisation that provides high quality nurses, carers and support workers to residential nursing care homes within Leeds and throughout the Yorkshire region. Since 1996, Newcross has been providing highly qualified and compassionate healthcare staff through their network of 64 branches across the UK. The company offers highly trained staff, clinical expertise and administrative support to help care for sick and vulnerable people. The business will be operating from a 1,007 sq ft suite on the building’s third floor.
Nick Salkeld, head of sales at Bruntwood, said: “It’s very encouraging to see the continuing appetite for the great space on offer at 14 King Street and we’re delighted to be welcoming this trio of ambitious businesses, which are experiencing ongoing success in their sectors. The building is already home to a number of exciting companies and our new arrivals will really add to this vibrant mix.
“Barton Willmore is a valued and long-standing resident business and we’re very pleased to have been able to support the team as they’ve expanded with us at 14 King Street, providing them with the space and facilities needed to enable the ongoing growth of their business.
“We’re committed to creating a great, flexible, supported working environment and location is key to that. King Street really does offer the best of Leeds right on your doorstep. Leeds railway station is two minutes’ walk away, while the city’s amenities and green spaces like Park Square are within easy reach.”
Wendy Sharp, Leeds branch manager at Newcross Healthcare, said: “I’m delighted to have been recently appointed as Leeds branch manager for Newcross Healthcare, which coincides with the business’ recent move to our lovely new offices at 14 King Street.
“The building’s central location and outstanding facilities will provide us with a great base and thanks to the Bruntwood team, we’re already settled in and looking forward to working with service users and carers throughout the region.”
James Hall, partner at Barton Willmore, said: “For 21 years Barton Willmore has helped to shape the built environment across Leeds and Yorkshire with work on landmark projects.
“Our city centre base at 14 King Street – centrally located for our clients – is an important part of that continued success.”
The building benefits from on-site car parking, and its location on the city centre loop road gives easy access to the M62/M1 and the wider motorway network. Customers benefit from a friendly staffed reception, and shared kitchen facilities on each floor. Suites can be taken as leased or managed and are all open-plan with raised-access flooring and air-conditioning.
Colliers and WSB Property Consultants are the joint agents for the property.