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59 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TR


59 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TR


Superb City Centre Redevelopment Opportunity

  • This building is the last undeveloped opportunity of Exchange Island
  • Situated in prominent corner position in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter
  • The property was previously used for retail and office use
  • Existing configuration extends to 5,342 sq.ft. over 5 floors
  • Planning for 6 one and two bedroom apartments
  • Ground floor and basement for commercial use
  • Potential for high quality office conversion
  • Close to Leicester City Centre and NCP car park


The area is a developing as a hot-bed for arts and media businesses many of whom grow from the nearby LCB Depot incubator units.

The property is very close to the city centre and there is easy access to London Road Railway Station, the Haymarket and St Margaret Bus Stations, Leicester’s Retail Centre, NCP Car Parking and Ramada Hotel


The property comprises a corner of “Exchange Island”, a renowned triangular series of buildings in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.

This is the last remaining undeveloped part of that island site and offers a unique opportunity for high quality residential and commercial space.

proposed development

Planning granted for ground floor and basement commercial use ranging from 646 sq.ft. to 1,012 sq.ft. and conversion of the upper floors to provide six apartments.

planning permission

Planning consent 2020/0083 for the proposed development was granted on March 16th 2020. For full information see Planning Permission File.


Under Offer