Sky Betting & Gaming to double presence in Leeds city centre
12 Dec 2016
Sky Betting & Gaming is set to double its presence in Leeds and taking an additional 80,00 sq ft at Wellington Place.
It already occupies three floors at No 2 Wellington Place and will now take over two floors at No 6, where it will split its 150-strong tech team into 15 units.
The extra space will allow for another 460 desks for its gaming contact centre, customer operations and trading teams.
Head of technology in the Bet Tribe, Paul McCormick, said: “This marks a huge step-change for us in realising our growth ambitions. It’s been important to have a purpose built space to grow the business, improve efficiency, improve retention and explore innovation, designed for everyone.
“The bet floor is a concept for teams whose day-to-day work isn’t task or process driven and is tailored in an open plan way. This motivates our people who creative problem solve, giving them autonomy, a sense of ownership and an environment to complement the strides we’ve made in developing efficient working practices.”
Deputy Leader of Leeds City Council, James Lewis, added: “Yorkshire tech is thriving and success stories such as Sky Betting & Gaming which is a businesses founded here, achieving scale and now seeking expansion overseas, are testament to Leeds capabilities as a destination for digital.”
Fit out was by CFK and space designs by SpaceInvaders.
Developers MEPC completed 5, 6 and 10 Wellington Place and 3 Wellington Place is due to finish in 2017.