Wates wins 7th Leeds Wellington Place job

Aaron Morby 9 months ago
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Developer MEPC has appointed Wates Construction once again to deliver a major office project at its Wellington Place scheme in Leeds.

8-floor office building was designed by Sheppard Robson

Work will start next month on 4 Wellington Place, which becomes the seventh building job placed with Wates Construction in a six-year relationship.

The building will provide 153,000 sq. ft of grade A, BREAAM excellent office accommodation, including up to 18,000 sq. ft of ground floor retail and leisure space to the Leeds city region.

Once completed, 4 Wellington Place will be the ninth building to be completed in the wider Wellington Place masterplan.

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.”

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, said: “We have an excellent team currently building Wellington Place 7&8 and very much look forward to expanding our presence on site.”

Developer MEPC
Architect Sheppard Robson
Employer’s Agents Gardiner and Theobald LLP
Cost Consultants Gardiner and Theobald LLP
Building Services Consultant Arup
Civil and Structural Engineer Curtins
Landscape Architect Gillespies LLP
BREEAM Mainer Associates Limited
Planning Consultants Savills

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