- Project start date 2000.
- Property fully let.
- Businesses attracted from local area and outside the district including satellite offices with head offices in Leeds, Manchester, London, and the Midlands. From a derelict building to a property with approximately 20 different businesses with a total of 80 employees.
The Coach House was, as its name suggests, initially the site of a coaching house which welcomed visitors to Brighouse in the 1800s. It was later transformed into a Bus Depot for servicing buses and until 20 years ago was the home of a packaging company.
The site fell into dereliction and was vacant in the region of five years, until Henderson Property stepped in to transform the building into a multi-use site.
What we did
The designs originally focused around the building being reconfigured into office and warehouse space. All designs, procurement of materials and subcontractors and project management were completed in-house.
With a canal side location and approximately 7,000 square feet of space, access to the property required special attention to design. We also created an additional floor, adding extra space to the ground floor premises. Special attention therefore had to be given to the fire regulations and means of access and egress, requiring close liaison with LA Building Control and West Yorkshire Fire Service.
The roof was completely stripped back and redone including all of the internal guttering and new UPVC windows were added throughout the building. The warehouse doors were also replaced with glass frontages to offices. New flooring was also added throughout and new windows were fitted to allow natural light into every unit. The office space started from 150 square feet.
Modern bathroom finishes were added throughout the building and each office included CAT II lighting, networking points and door entry systems.
Special attention was given to creating a new café and wine bar space on the ground floor. Milry’s bar (short for Amelia and Henry) was designed by Henderson Property and was later extended to the canal side of the building by us.
All works were completed using local builders, plumbers, joiners, plastering companies, steelwork and fabrication companies, equipment hire companies, plant hire companies and local suppliers wherever possible.
Henderson Property transformed a derelict building to a property housing approximately 20 different businesses with a total of 80 employees. Businesses were attracted from the local area and outside the district including satellite offices with head offices in Leeds, Manchester, London and the Midlands.
Business in The Coach House include: an environmental company, chiropody supplies, a building management company, training company, accountants, recruitment in healthcare spiritualists and satellite offices of national charity “The Stroke Association.”