Caddick Group

Caddick Group completes major media hub in Leeds



Caddick Group has completed the refurbishment of an old six-acre printworks into a media hub.

The transformation of the Polestar Petty site in central Leeds was carried out by local contractor CBM Construction.

The property will host 110,000 sq ft of studio space, which will be rented out to multiple companies, including Channel 4, Opera North and Leeds Studios.


Image of the property before its refurbishment

The news follows the commencement of work at New York Square, the first phase of Caddick’s SOYO neighbourhood.

Johnny Caddick, director at Caddick Group, said: “There is huge demand for studio space across the UK and in Leeds particularly thanks to the arrival of Channel 4. 

“The broadcaster’s move will prove a massive boost to the city’s economy and Caddick Group is proud to be part of that growth story by transforming a derelict site into a world-class film and TV complex.”

Tony Bashforth from CBM Construction, added: “Our works have helped transform the old warehouses into a modern workspace for the 21st century, including new electric car charging points and upgraded services to power the studios.”


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