Contractor revealed for latest phase of Leeds' Wellington Place
Developer and asset manager, MEPC has appointed Wates Construction as building contractor for 4 Wellington Place.
With work on site due to start next month, 4 Wellington Place becomes the seventh building due for completion by Wates Construction on the site, continuing on the six-year relationship between Wates and MEPC.
The building will provide 153,000 sq ft of ‘BREAAM’ office accommodation, including up to 18,000 sq ft of ground floor retail and leisure space to Leeds.
Paul Pavia, head of development at MEPC, said: “Wellington Place has experienced an incredible period of growth over the last five years and that reflects well on the Leeds commercial property market and the region as a whole.
“We’re proud to be able to offer such high-quality buildings within stunning public realm that makes Wellington Place such an attractive place to do business.”
Once completed, 4 Wellington Place will be the ninth building to be completed in the wider Wellington Place masterplan, following on from the new regional government hub in buildings 7 & 8.
Paul Dodsworth, business unit director, Wates Construction North East & North West, concluded: “Having delivered multiple phases of this commercial development, it gives us great pride to be continuing our relationship with MEPC and to be working with them to serve the growing demands of the commercial property market in and around Leeds.
“We have an excellent team currently building Wellington Place 7&8 and very much look forward to expanding our presence on site.”