ONWARDS AND UPWARDS
beyond reports on the transformation of The Tannery offices in Leeds and the onward expansion of Bracken Workspace Plus.
O ne of the most prestigious office spaces in Leeds has just undergone the first phase of a stunning £250,000 refurbishment making it now an even more desirable work space.
The new look offices at The Tannery, Kirkstall Road run by Bracken Workspace Plus will see the installation of electric car charging points, improved bicycle storage as well as the transformation of the reception area, the stairs and the hallways plus the introduction of a stylish new dining area and the creation of larger communal areas.
Bracken Workspace Plus chief operating officer, Denise McGeachy, says: “As a privately-owned and operated business based at The Tannery, we are naturally motivated to make improvements to keep our current clients happy and where possible attract new ones.
“These extensive refurbishments are testament to the benefits of this characterful property, its location and the offer we bring to Leeds’ flexible workspace market.
“As well as environmental improvements to help combat climate change and reassure clients that they have eco-friendly premises, our refurbishment has created an attractive industrial heritage style for the communal areas, complete with bi-folding doors and a roof terrace to be added in 2020, all of which will make The Tannery an even more attractive location for any business.”
The four-floor former factory, built in 1876 and acquired by Bracken Workspace Plus in 2016, totals 24,106sq.ft. of office space for tenants of which 1,190sq.ft. remains available in units ranging from 393sq.ft. to 555sq.ft.
Bracken Workspace Plus, a sister company of Chartford Homes, also has flexible office centres at Albion Court, Albion Place, Leeds, and Calls Wharf, The Calls, Leeds.
The three centres offer a total of 58,000sq.ft. of offices, six meeting rooms and have over 60 tenants. The centres offer flexibility, so businesses can expand and contract if necessary. A few clients are on traditional lettings, while virtual offices are also available on a monthly basis.