Property consultancy Knight Frank’s Leeds office has been appointed to market the Grade II listed Sovereign House in the heart of Leeds’ business district.
Sovereign House on South Parade was built in 1862 for the Bank of England. The 20,500 sq ft building now offers 2,926 sq ft to 14,445 sq ft of flexible and contemporary Grade A office space across four floors following a refurbishment by Hillview Real Estate
The main occupier of Sovereign House is currently recruitment agency Strativ Group Ltd, who signed a 10-year lease for 6,110 sq ft on the second floor..
Victoria Harris, associate with Knight Frank in Leeds, said, “The refurbishment embraced the original features of this very special building, while also reimagining the interior space to create a working environment that meets the needs of modern-day businesses. Redesigned by award-winning architects DLA Design, the building now boasts some of the finest Grade A offices and workspace in Leeds.
“The reception and building amenities have all been replaced to the highest standard. New cycling storage, showers and WCs all ensure that the building supports the wellbeing of its occupiers. The premium office floors provide a light, airy and contemporary working environment that will appeal to inspiring, dynamic and creative businesses.
“Sovereign House’s superb location in Leeds city centre means that from coffee on-the-go to after-work drinks, there’s always something great to discover. Bustling markets, artisan street food, cultural landmarks and trendy retailers all create an ideal work and social scene.”