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City Centre Office Block Let to Sky Scraper Construction Contractor, HG Construction

We are highly delighted to confirm the letting of the whole of Belgrave Hall, Belgrave Street, Leeds LS2 8DD to HG Construction Limited who have secured a £100m+ contract for the construction of a brand new high rise student apartment block at 44 Merrion Street (former Santander Building) in Leeds.

Belgrave Hall comprises a self-contained three storey (plus basement level) office building extending to 14,232 sq.ft with excellent dedicated on-site car park and is situated opposite the 44 Merrion Street development site.

Belgrave Hall, Belgrave Street, Leeds LS2 8DD

The new 660 bed, 32 storey Sky Scraper will be a colossal 99.8m tall and will sit on the highly prominent rectangular shaped plot which can be seen to the rear of Belgrave Hall on the image above.

The development will feature a mixture of studios and en-suite cluster apartments, alongside extensive communal and amenity spaces such as a fitness studio, cinema, shared use kitchens, concierge reception, residents hub amenities plus commercial (A1, A3, A4 or D1) units to the lower floors.

44 Merrion Street Development Rendering

HG Construction have also agreed a shorter term sub let of part of our space at Belgrave Hall to Farrans Construction who are the main contractor for the ‘Live Oasis: Strato’ 20 storey high rise development situated at the Junction of Wade Lane and Belgrave Street. The Strato building is the third phase of the LiveOasis Arena Quarter student apartment scheme, located just a stones throw away from Belgrave Hall.

‘LiveOasis: Strato’ Development Rendering

This area of the City has received unprecedented attention from high rise developers with Symons House, Leeds St Albans and Altus House all rising from the ground over the last few years and we look forward to seeing the 44 Merrion Street development and the LiveOasis: Strato development come to fruition in the Civic Quarter of the City.

Belgrave Hall, Belgrave Street, Leeds LS2 8DD

Lettings Manager for Wharfedale Property, Joe Oade stated:

“We are delighted to provide HG Construction and Farrans Construction with the facility for car parking, site offices, welfare facilities, regional meeting space, managerial offices and storage within our prestigious City Centre building and we are highly grateful to be able to play our part in the shaping of the City’s landscape”.

For all your property needs, whether they be industrial, office, leisure or retail, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our expert team on 01924 476 496 who will be able to tailor a solution to suit your requirements.

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Double Deals Complete at Units 24 & 25 Flush Mills, Heckmondwike

We are delighted to announce that two new deals have completed over our new build units down at Flush Mills, which have set new record headline rents for the estate.

These purpose built, high bay units have all the bells and whistles required by the modern occupier including; 8m eaves, over 1 Megawatt (1,000 kVa+) of three phase power, large dedicated gas and water supplies, steelwork designed to house 2no. 12.5 tonne cranes, 6m wide sectional loading doors and over 1.2 acres of secure concrete yards.

Unit 24 – Quickslide

Unit 24 has been let to Renaissance Window Systems Limited, a sister company of Quickslide Limited who lease over 50,000 sq.ft of space from ourselves at Heaton Estate on Bradford Road in Brighouse.

Quickslide are one of our long standing tenants within the Wharfedale portfolio and Unit 24 Flush Mills has provided Renaissance Window Systems Limited the opportunity to relocate one of their key manufacturing processes and thus unlock further manufacturing and storage opportunities on their HQ site in Brighouse.

Quickslide and Renaissance Window Systems pride themselves on their outstanding attention to detail reflected in each and every one of their products. Over the years they have received many regional and national awards including Window of the Year, Fabricator of the Year, Business of the Year and Training Initiative of the year, to name but a few.

Further details of their multi award winning products and services can be found at

Unit 25 – Yorkshire Packaging Systems

Unit 25 Flush Mills has been let to Yorkshire Packaging Systems Limited who have been manufacturing and providing shrink wrap machines and shrink film to a multitude of sectors since 1977.

Their business emanated from Woodkirk Freight Terminal in Dewsbury which still remains in the Wharfedale portfolio today and 9 months ago, YPS relocated their main HQ to their freehold site on Armytage Road in Brighouse following a significant six figure refurbishment scheme.

YPS have been organically growing from strength to strength and they have secured Unit 25 Flush Mills for an additional storage facility which will help facilitate the rapid growth of the company, which is showing no signs of slowing.

In a recent news article, Yorkshire Packaging Systems MD Glyn Johnson stated;

“We pride ourselves on our capacity to stock-hold large quantities of these market-leading films that are primed and ready for next day deliveries to customers across the UK, something we were just not willing to compromise on. As such, we drew on the expertise of local property experts Wharfedale, with whom we’ve enjoyed a longstanding relationship, and this ideal space was sourced, scoped and secured within only a ten-day period”.

Take a look at Yorkshire Packaging Systems website for further information on the bespoke products and services they offer:

These two deals show the pace of this ever saturating market is yet to decelerate, and we are delighted to have been able to assist two of our key tenants with their growth strategies.

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Enterprise-Rent-A-Car opens UK’s Largest Branch on our Benson Street Site in Leeds

Enterprise’s flagship branch in Leeds is now open for business. And, wow, it is incredible!

The branch opening has created 12 new jobs including five graduate positions on Enterprise’s award-winning Management Training programme.

Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, 1 Benson Street, Leeds LS7 1AG

After an investment of £1.8 million, this branch is the biggest in the country (with a footprint larger than 15 tennis courts), it offers a wide range of vehicles, including:

  • low-emission vehicles
  • electric cars
  • specialised commercial vehicles

And boasts some phenomenal sustainability features including:

  • Solar Panels
  • State-of-the-art flood prevention surfacing / technologies across the site
  • An automated on-site car wash which reduces water consumption through water recycling technology.
  • Electric Vehicle Charging points

We are highly delighted to be Enterprise’s Landlord for this substantial and revolutionary project over which Enterprise has signed a new 25 year Lease.

Aerial View of the site at 1 Benson Street, Leeds LS7 1AG

Congratulations to everyone involved in the opening and operation of this flagship site which will set the precedent for future enterprise sites to come!