Published: 12th Jun 2020

Hull City Council has bought the local headquarters of charity Age UK, which closed to the public since March due to the coronavirus pandemic. The acquisition of Bradbury House in Porter Street will allow the local authority to move staff from older properties in the city to the modern office, as part of its corporate property strategy. It will include about 60 social services staff from the nearby Myton Centre in William Street, which is being acquired by Highways England as part of the A63 Castle Street major highways scheme. Staff from the charity will continue to deliver services from home until they move to new offices in late summer. ‘The acquisition is part of the council’s corporate property strategy, which includes the replacement of older or leased-in property with modern office space,’ said Hull’s deputy leader, Cllr Darren Hale. ‘As well rehousing staff at Myton Centre, Bradbury House will … (To read the full article, subscribe below)