Round Foundry Media Centre, Leeds

Creative Space Management currently delivers a contract to manage the Round Foundry Media Centre in Leeds on behalf of Leeds City Council. The building provides grow-on workspace for small and micro digital and creative industries businesses. There are 30 businesses (180 people) based in the building with a further 60-80 businesses using the building as a hub for virtual office services. It involves providing facilities management, business support and facilitating the growth of new and early stage businesses. The building has 24/7 access and was the project for which Creative Space was awarded the RICS Business Infrastructure Facilities Management Award in 2007. The Creative Space Management team were (for a former employer) responsible for setting up Round Foundry Media Centre, developing and implementing the business plan from fit-out to full occupancy. Despite challenges in the national and regional economic context including greater competition, Round Foundry Media Centre remains a popular and successful serviced office centre for creative industries and new technology companies.

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what our clients say

The energy, vision and enthusiasm that Toby and Paul brought to the project within a very challenging timescale were of great importance in helping GYBC secure grants of over £6m to enable works to begin on conversion of the Grade 1 listed St. George’s Chapel. The highly credible outline Business Plan has proved to be a sound basis for developing a viable enterprise, enabling work to commence on site with a high level of confidence.

Peter Hardy, Director, Economy and Environment, Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

Case Studies

Digital Minds

Digital Minds, a specialist digital recruitment agency formed in 2009, relocated to the Round Foundry Media Centre from its Wellington Street office in 2010. In just two years, the…

Succinct Medical Communications

Building on ambitious expansion plans, Katie Corbin, Divisional Director, of Succinct Medical Communications relocated from London to launch their first Northern base back in 2014.  Succinct, a leader in…

Refractiv

Refractiv, a software business which offers IT and web solutions including the design, development and support of websites and web applications, moved into the Round Foundry Media Centre in…