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University and College Union in Leeds city centre office deal

Leeds, 30th October 2011 - A trade union which represents a wide range of academics, lecturers and trainers has opened an office in Leeds city centre.

The University and College Union (UCU) has taken 2,697 sq ft offices at 49 St Paul’s Street, in a deal brokered by the National Office Agency team at property consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle, acting for landlord, Patrick G. Kelly, Leeds. The London office of Keningtons acted for UCU.

UCU has taken the ground floor offices on a ten-year lease. Other tenants in the property include technology recruitment specialist, Mortimer Spinks and IT business, Trend Micro.

Jones Lang LaSalle Leeds-based National Office Agency team, senior surveyor, Tom Brammeld, said: “UCU is an important addition to the tenant mix for this well-established Leeds city centre office location which offers very good quality space close to local amenities.”

A total of 1,000 sq ft refurbished space on the second floor of 49  St Paul’s Street and the entire third floor of 2,500 sq ft remains available with cooled and cabled suites ready for occupation.

The building, which was refurbished three years ago, features 12,000 sq ft of office space on five floors.
The Leeds office of BNP Paribas Real Estate was joint letting agent.