Fancy buying the former home of Kirkstall Brewery? The historic site, currently a student halls of residence, has been put up for sale by agents Cushman & Wakefield.
The eight-acre site, off Broad Lane, is described and an ‘excellent investment/development opportunity’ and currently features 828 student beds across 16 buildings. The halls have a 55% occupancy for current academic year.
The site is advertised as being suitable for alternative uses, subject to planning, and expressions of interest are being invited. The price of the complex is available on request.
The brewery complex was originally closed in 1983, bringing to an end a 150-year tradition of brewing in the buildings. The site stood empty and unused until it the late 1990s when it became Kirkstall Brewery Student Village, part of Leeds Metropolitan University (Leeds Beckett University, as it’s now known). The conversion was carried out by Bowman Riley Architects.