Hurst expands in Manchester

by Calum Fuller

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19 May 2014

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TOP 50+50 firm Hurst has expanded with a deal that sees it take on offices at a former regional base of the Bank of England in Manchester city centre.

The firm, which placed 91 in last year's Top 50+50, will take 3,035sq ft at 82 King Street from June, when it relocates from Centurion House on Deansgate.

Its corporate finance and practice development teams will be based there initially. Hurst expects to double the size of its city centre operation to 25 staff within two years.

As well as offices and a reception area on the seventh floor of 82 King Street, there will be a boardroom and space for events.

The building comprises a 14-storey office tower as well as the Grade I-listed banking hall.

Meanwhile, Hurst has signed a five-year extension to the lease on its Stockport headquarters after weighing up a move to another location in south Manchester.

The town centre office is to be refurbished this year. The revamp will see the creation of a floor dedicated to staff welfare, including dining and training areas, and a conference room which can accommodate 60 people.

More than 60 staff will be based at the Stockport office, including the firm's audit, tax and payroll teams.

Hurst currently has 72 staff and 12 partners. The plans for its Manchester and Stockport offices provide for an increase of 25 people over the next five years.

Chief executive Tim Potter said: "We are increasingly doing business out of Manchester alongside other city centre-based professionals, and having a stronger operation there will support us better in terms of our future goals."

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