Café society comes to Leeds Valley Park as new amenity opens ‘On The Park’

Press release   •   Jun 07, 2011 11:56 BST

Leading business space provider, Goodman, is bringing café culture to Leeds Valley Business Park after letting 2,100 sq ft of retail space to specialist café and catering firm On The Park.


The Midlands based family owned, family run, business will be supplying occupiers with their daily caffeine fix from Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm. The cafe is situated in the Amenity Block at Leeds Valley Park, where it will be serving up a delicious range of freshly made sandwiches, hot food and rainforest alliance gourmet blend coffee each day.


On The Park can provide catering for business meetings and events across a range of sizes, whether it’s a meeting for five people or for two hundred guests. Individuals will also be able to take advantage of a loyalty scheme. This latest occupier will enhance the community on this already vibrant business park


Paul Balcomb, Managing Director of On The Park, said: “We focus on providing a high level of service and top quality produce to our customers.  Our partnership with leading business park developer Goodman is an exciting new venture for us and we look forward to working together to offer first class service to Goodman’s occupiers.”


James Raven, development director at Goodman, added: “At Goodman we pride ourselves on injecting a sense of community across our business parks. This latest addition to Leeds Valley Park is a further step in our commitment to providing an enjoyable and convenient work environment for our occupiers. With their dedicated business park expertise, On the Park will form an important onsite amenity based entirely around the needs of our occupiers.”


Leeds Valley Park offers a superior situation for businesses with accessibility to major transport routes. The park is in close proximity to the M1and M62, and has a regular bus service to the city centre and surrounding suburbs. It’s convenient location and modern, energy-efficient office spaces have made it an attractive destination for leading businesses such as BAE Systems, Arla Foods and ING Car Leasing.


Goodman was represented by JLL and King Sturge, On the Park was not represented.

About Goodman Group (ASX: GMG)

Goodman Group is an integrated property group with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and the United Kingdom. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited and Goodman Industrial Trust, is the largest industrial property group listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and one of the largest listed industrial property groups globally. 

Goodman’s global property expertise, integrated own+develop+manage customer service offering and significant fund management platform ensures it creates innovative property solutions that meet the individual requirements of its customers, whilst seeking to deliver attractive long-term returns for investors. In Europe, Goodman has offices in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.

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