Leeds is a compact and busy city, enjoying it’s new friend Channel 4 and confidence is high. The city centre has enjoyed huge investment recently with the Trinity shopping centre, and new John Lewis. The train station area is popular with companies for office space because, lets face it, everyone only wants to walk 5 minutes to work.
Transport options in Leeds are actually very good, yes traffic can turn nasty at peak times, but you can drive into the centre with little trouble outside of rush hour, the train station is undergoing huge changes and bus routes are efficient.
It’s one of the UK’s best cities to be based in, and because it was home to one of the UK’s first serviced offices, supply is good and choice varied. New office spaces are popping up and expanding. Recently 7 Park Row hit 70% occupancy within 3 months of opening – demonstrating really strong growth from SME moving from transitional leased spaces to flexible space. Some of the large buildings such as Platform and Prospect House are actually full at the time of writing.
So what if you are looking for office space in Leeds City Centre – what are your options? We’ve pulled together 5 of our favourite buildings for you to review – if you need help just call our Leeds office on 0113 347 2550
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The best address in Leeds? Located directly opposite Leeds Train Station, with great presence and for those welcoming clients from around the county, very easy to find.
A fully serviced office space, 1 City Square, Leeds, gives you a workspace in one of the most iconic buildings in the city. Recent refurbishments have provided the building with a range of different offices accommodating businesses of all sizes. Offices have modern and contemporary furnishing and offer breathtaking views across the cityscape.
The building makes an unforgettable first impression thanks to the 12-floor glass atrium. Access to each of the floors is via one of the glass lifts. An unbeatable location with superfast broadband and staffed reception desk makes this space ideal for any business looking for a prestigious office space.
Ideal for: multi-nationals, professionals and large requirements.
Prominently situated in Leeds City Centre just opposite 1 City Square, One Park Row is in the hub of the financial and professional district of the city.
Internationally recognised architect firm NORR has designed the building to provide not only a fully serviced office but an exceptional working environment.
In this iconic building, there are flexible meeting spaces and offices for 2 to 40 people. A member club lounge also provides a stylish workspace. Ultra-fast internet, bike racks, and a concierge service are included, and there is a Sky Terrace for a birdseye view over City Square, perfect for impressing clients.
One Park Row is the ideal serviced office for businesses that focus on productivity, well-being, and professionalism.
Ideal for: legal, financial services and accountants – very professional smart medium sized office spaces
Located just up from One Park Row, just 3 mins walk from Leeds Train Station is 7 Park Row.
With a superb location in the business and financial districts of Leeds, 7 Park Row is ideally situated.
Contemporary style and flexible office spaces allow for businesses of all sizes to find the perfect spot in this building. Recent refurbishment includes a stunning double-height reception and glazed walls for a stylish and elevated first impression.
As a Leeds fully serviced office space, you have access to support staff and high-speed internet. There are two meeting rooms and a choice of co-working or dedicated desk spaces. The location is ideal for all transport links and is close to all of the amenities of the city.
Ideal for: creative professional industries who enjoy networking
Accessed just off Park Row is Fountain House. Cheaper than above, Fountain House enjoys a superb position and is very popular with recruitment companies because it’s so easy to find.
Situated in the heart of Leeds’s commercial and financial district on South Parade, Fountain House is also a handy short walk from Leeds train station and located on several local bus routes.
Surrounded by numerous bars and restaurants, as well as attractions including Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Cathedral and Trinity Leeds – the city’s premier shopping centre – the 11,763sq feet office space itself is housed in a recently refurbished, stylish art deco property, complete with original features, showcasing its character.
Fully accessible and open 24/7, it also comes with male and female showers, air conditioning and offers a manned reception and waiting area.
Ideal for: professional services looking for great value city centre offices
Located 5 minutes walk from Leeds Train Station, Prospect House is located on the inner city loop road next door to Malmaison hotel.
Prospect House was the first serviced office in Leeds city centre. The former mill was built in 1887 by Charles Walker. Now converted into a serviced office. Located in Sovereign Street, the building is in a prominent and convenient location.
Prospect House offers 24-hour access seven days a week with an attractive and welcoming ground floor reception. The office space covers an area of 13,991 square feet accommodating up to 277 desks. Equipped with all the essentials modern businesses need, there are kitchen and toilet facilities on each floor, while the air-conditioned office suites enjoy a high-speed internet connection.
Ideal for: professional services companies