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.

www.roundfoundry.net

what our clients say

We are confident that the Toffee Factory will successfully meet the needs of businesses in the creative and cultural sector, following CSM’s expert advice on the business plan and detailed design of the building.

Vicky Cuthbertson, Planning & Strategy Manager, 1NG Limited.

Case Studies

Relish Research

Relish Research chose the Round Foundry Media Centre for its first base outside London in April 2012 and, within a year, moved again into larger offices, thanks to a…

Toffee Factory, Newcastle

Opened in December 2011, Toffee Factory began development in 2009 when Creative Space Management was appointed to undertake a preliminary feasibility study. The company undertook further detailed business planning,…

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…