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Ground breaking event held for 16 storey residential new build in Leeds


A groundbreaking event has been held to celebrate Morgan Sindall Construction beginning works at Springwell Gardens in Leeds.

The £31 million project consists of 16 storeys and 223 rooms - a mix of one, two and three residential apartments.

The new development is funded by Citylife and will create a new era of building upwards in Leeds, increasing residential capacity in the city.

The groundbreaking event was attended by representatives of Morgan Sindall Construction and Citylife.

The progressive ‘inside-outside living experience’ encourages inclusive communities and aims to provide the best of city living for the people of Leeds.

The new build – designed by Nick Brown Architects - includes private roof terraces with skyline views, private courtyards, Juliette balconies, high specification kitchens and bathrooms, high quality appliances, fitted wardrobes in master bedrooms, engineered oak flooring or large tiles throughout, concierge, secure cycle store and secure parking spaces.

Springwell Gardens is located just a 10 minute walk from Leeds train station. With access to the city centre via the canal towpath, residents are just a two minute drive from the M1, M62 and A1.

Mark Lazenby, Project Director at Morgan Sindall Construction, said: “We’re so pleased to have started construction work at Springwell Gardens, which will be a valuable addition to the residential offer in the heart of Leeds.
“This project, in tandem with Morgan Sindall Construction’s ongoing work at Horsforth School and Lovell Later Living’s Greenmill Gardens, reflects that as a business we are making a valuable contribution to the future of Leeds to the benefit of people at every stage of their life.
“This latest project will allow us to further strengthen our training and employment programmes in the city, helping to create valuable opportunities for the local community and creating a real skills legacy as a result of our expanding footprint throughout Leeds.”
Gareth Morgan, Managing Director of Citylife said: “For the last four months we have collaborated with Morgan Sindall under a pre-construction services agreement. The sector is experiencing some of the most challenging and volatile conditions in recent times, but the team at Morgan Sindall Construction have worked tirelessly to make our vision a reality. We look forward to working with them on this prestigious project and cementing the relationship for our future projects”
  • For more information about this news release please contact Tom Carlin at Influential on 07827 957740 or email [email protected].