Location and Transport
The site is located off Whitehall Road, to the west of the city centre, approximately 10 minutes’ walk to the main railway station.
The surrounding area has a broad mix of uses including residential and commercial and is currently undergoing significant redevelopment and renewal. To the east, on the other side of the River Aire and Leeds/ Liverpool canal, MEPC are developing up to 1 million ft² of mixed use accommodation at Wellington Place.
Two residential buildings, City Island and Waterside, are located to the north east, and consist of approximately 600 residential apartments. The former Yorkshire Post building on Wellington Street has now been demolished and recently obtained a planning consent for a mixed use scheme including c.200 residential units.