Office Principles opens Manchester office

Award-winning design, fit out and workplace consultancy, Office Principles has taken space in Manchester, formalising the expansion of the company’s geographical reach and reflecting its intention to further grow its Northern portfolio.

The office, on Manchester’s Oxford Street, is headed by project director, Andrew Trevett, and supported by a full team of interior designers, technical surveyors, project managers and administration staff.

Although its business originated in the South East, Office Principles has undertaken significant contracts in the Midlands and the North in recent years and is keen to put down roots in a central northern location.

Joint managing director of Office Principles, Cyril Parsons explains why Manchester was the natural choice: “Manchester’s commercial property market is booming, with some big name companies acquiring office space in the City Centre in the last 12 months alone.

“The emergence of a number of new Grade A office developments, including landmark commercial addresses such as No.1 Spinningfields, has positioned the City as possibly the most significant business location outside of the capital and there is a strong development pipeline which promises more of the same. It makes sense for us to launch our Northern office here and we intend to build on the presence we have already established to grow our client base.”

Office Principles is expert at creating agile workspaces and has built a strong and varied commercial portfolio over the years to include blue-chip brands such as Exterion Media, Telegraph Media Group, Visa Europe, GE Capital, Fitness First, Tata Communications, ResMed, Direct Marketing Association, Land Securities, Mothercare, and Kuoni.