Client: MEPC
Principal Contractor: Shepherd Construction
Scope Of Works: Hard Landscaping
Works Completed: September 2015

Located in Leeds City Centre, Wellington Place as a new office scheme developed by MEPC, offering stylish facilities in one of the UK’s fastest growing cities.  Designed to incorporate the historic Lifting Tower at Whitehall Road, when completed the development will include 15 buildings boasting 1.5 million sq ft of commercial, retail, leisure and residential accommodation.  These modern structures will be located within 54,000 sq ft of landscaped gardens, providing an escape from the busy city centre.

10 Wellington Place was the first building within the development to be completed and to have the surrounding garden areas landscaped.  Natural stone paving products were specified for the garden area to compliment the existing Yorkshire Stone of the Lifting Tower.  Working for Shepherd Construction, we were contracted to undertake the following installation works:

  • 1,200m2 of granite paving
  • 80m feature banding
  • 3 large granite clad planting beds
  • 4 solid granite benches
  • 4 granite picnic benches
  • 15 cycle hoops
  • 240m of granite step units
  • 100m2 of tactile paving
  • 1,500m2 spray & chip tarmac