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Bruntwood is a family-owned property company offering office space, serviced offices, retail space and virtual offices in the north of England and Birmingham in the United Kingdom. They own several high-profile buildings in the Manchester area, as well as in Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham. They own one-third of the office space in Manchester city centre and also donate 10% of all annual profits to arts, cultural and community charities.

Bruntwood Ltd
HeadquartersManchester, United Kingdom
Key people
Chairman: Michael Oglesby; Chief Executive: Chris Oglesby; Chief Operating Officer: Richard Burgess; CEO Bruntwood SciTech: Phil Kemp; CEO Bruntwood Works: Ciara Keeling; Director of Culture: Kate Vokes; Director of Strategy: Jessica Bowles
ProductsOffice space
Revenue£116 million[1] (2019)
Number of employees
ParentBruntwood Group Ltd
SubsidiariesBruntwood SciTech; Bruntwood Works

Bruntwood also offer meeting and conference rooms available to hire from one hour upwards in a number of their buildings.

Bruntwood's portfolio of 115 properties is worth over one billion pounds[3] and includes over 560,000 square metres of floorspace.

In October 2018, Bruntwood announced a landmark 50:50 partnership with Legal & General Capital to create the UK's largest property platform dedicated to driving science and technology growth in regional cities. The new partnership has been named Bruntwood SciTech and incorporates Manchester Science Partnerships, Innovation Birmingham, Circle Square, Platform, Manchester Technology Centre, Alderley Park and Citylabs.[4]

Alongside the creation of Bruntwood SciTech, the core work space assets were ring fenced into a business named Bruntwood Works specialising in different types of workspace products from coworking and serviced offices through to leased offices.


Properties in the Bruntwood group include:


  • Centre City
  • Mclaren
  • Cornwall Buildings
  • Cornerblock
  • Innovation Birmingham

Manchester city centreEdit

  • 5 New York Street
  • 57 Spring Gardens
  • 111 Piccadilly
  • 113-115 Portland Street
  • 117-119 Portland Street
  • 127 Portland Street
  • Afflecks
  • Alberton House
  • Armstrong House
  • Bank Chambers
  • Blackfriars House
  • Centurion House
  • Cotton House
  • Faulkner House
  • Kings House
  • Lowry House
  • Manchester Club
  • Manchester One
  • Neo
  • Oxford House
  • Oxford Place
  • Riverside
  • South Central
  • St. James Buildings
  • The Exchange
  • York House

Greater Manchester and CheshireEdit

  • Millennium House, Stockport
  • Trafford House, Old Trafford
  • Dalton House, Sale
  • Booths Park, Knutsford
  • Lancastrian Office Centre, Old Trafford
  • Atria, Bolton
  • Landmark House, Cheadle Hulme
  • Station House, Altrincham
  • Abney Hall, Cheadle
  • Wilderspool Business Park, Stockton Heath, Warrington



  • 3 Sovereign Square
  • 14 King Street
  • Platform
  • West One
  • West Gate

Retail tenantsEdit

Customers in Bruntwood's retail space include San Carlo, Friska, Living Ventures, Tune Hotel, BrewDog, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Starbucks as well as a number of independent retailers throughout the portfolio including in Afflecks and their retail incubation space Hatch.


4.Further plans revealed for Bruntwood's £8m co-working space Neo[5] 5. Bruntwood announce two new senior hires[6] 6. Bruntwood and Select submit plans for 500 apartments[7] 7. UK’s largest science and technology property partnership formed between Legal & General and Bruntwood[4] 8. Milestone year of evolution for Bruntwood[8]

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