Published: 9th Jan 2019

Town Centre Securities PLC (TCS) has submitted a planning application for a 17-storey office and retail development in Leeds’ Merrion Centre. The proposed new building will sit above the Home Bargains store with plans including the creation of a new central welcome hub, co-working offices and brand-new head office building for StepChange Debt Charity. The building, currently known as 100MC, will offer over 10,000 sq ft of ground floor retail space for a refurbished Home Bargains store and 168,810 sq ft of commercial office space over 16 levels. TCS say they expect over 2000 people to work in the building once it’s completed. A 6.5-acre site would be demolished which includes a derelict cinema that has not been used since the 1970s. TCS has invested more than £70m in the last five years to improve the Merrion Centre, including the development of Merrion House, an ibis Styles Hotel with adjoining Arnold’s Restaurant & Bar and refurbished 1100 space CitiPark car … (To read the full article, subscribe below)