Leeds

1 Whitehall Quay, Whitehall Road, Leeds

LS1 4HR

  • Who's here?

    Health & Employee Benefits
    Investments
    Administration Services
    Retirement
    Sales
    We recruit graduates into this location in Investments and Retirement
  • Access

    All visitors and colleagues from other locations must report to reception on the third floor, where they will be greeted and asked to sign in the visitor’s book by the receptionist.
  • Local points of interest

    Food and Drink
    There are numerous places to purchase food and drink in the vicinity of both Leeds offices, some of these are:

    • Appetite Sandwich Bar – across the road on Aire Street
    • Tasty Toastie – on Wellington Street, offers a vast menu at reasonable prices
    • City Deli – in the train station; this new sandwich bar offers a wide selection of sandwiches, an ideal place if you fancy something a little different
    • McDonald’s – the nearest McDonald’s is in the train station, alternatively there is also one on Boar Lane, a few minutes walk from either location
    • Bond Street Centre – on the opposite side of City Square; there are several cafes and sandwich shops in this shopping centre.

    Here are a few of the closest restaurants and bars:

    • Mio Modo, Italian restaurant – located on Wellington Street opposite Wellington Plaza
    • Nawaab, Indian restaurant – located on Wellington Street and serves award winning Indian cuisine
    • West Riding – at the city centre end of Wellington Street, has a very good menu with a lively atmosphere, excellent for a lunch time drink
    • Wetherspoons – in the station.
    • Yates’ Wine Lodge – located on Boar Lane, within a stone’s throw of the station.
    • The Calls, Greek Street and near the Corn Exchange are host to some of the newest and more popular wine bars and pubs.

    Banks and cash points
    The nearest cash points are next to Greggs on Wellington Street, one minute from Wellington Plaza

    Post Office
    There is a Post Office in the St Johns Centre, which is at the top end of the city centre.

    Fitness centres

    • Virgin Active – Centaur House, George Street
    • State of the art gym with various exercise classes throughout the week. Also includes a steam room and can provide personalised workout programmes.

    Shopping
    Leeds has fast become known as an excellent shopping city, all shopping areas are within walking distance of the office.

    Here is a selection of some of them:

    • Harvey Nichols – can be found on Briggate
    • House of Fraser & Debenhams – both situated at the bottom of Briggate
    • Marks & Spencer – women’s wear and the food court are in one shop, men’s wear and home wear are in another shop on the opposite side of the road, both are on Briggate.
    • Bond Street Shopping Centre – can be found on Boar Lane. It has a multitude of shops, including Boots, H&M Hennes, BHS, card shops and various cafes and sandwich shops
    • Victoria Quarter – situated between Vicar Lane and Briggate, all the designer shops are in one place

  • Getting to Whitehall Quay

    Driving
    Using the M62, M621 and M1 motorways, follow signs to Leeds City Centre and turn left into City Square. At the traffic lights, bear left and at the roundabout turn right along Aire Street. At the next set of traffic lights turn left into Whitehall.Travel times to office
    20 to 45 minutes from Leeds Bradford airport, depending on traffic (cost of taxi approx. £14.50)
    5 minutes from Leeds station by taxi (cost approx. £4.00)
    5 minutes walk from Leeds station

    Parking
    There are two visitor car parking spaces available at Whitehall and these can be booked through Reception. There are six motorbike and 10 bicycle spaces at Whitehall.

    Taxis
    The nearest taxi rank is approximately five minutes away at the train station.