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11 Brindleyplace welcomes global provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, Crawford & Company®

20 01 22 11 Brindley Place signs National offices hero

Acting on behalf of the landlord, Colliers has concluded a 8,832 sq ft letting on the first floor at Eleven Brindleyplace, to global provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, Crawford & Company.

Jonathan Pulley, regional financial controller, UK & Ireland, said: “Earlier this year, Crawford® introduced a smarter working policy designed to meet the changing way we work and central to that is office space that better reflects the future of work. The first office to be shaped for our future of work is in Birmingham and we are excited to be moving to Brindleyplace. We plan to use our physical office space for collaboration among employees with break-out areas, hubs for privacy and to have a mix of ‘active’ and ‘focus’ areas, and physical spaces for different workstyles, learning and development and project needs.”

Eleven Brindley is set within the amenity rich mixed-use Brindleyplace estate in central Birmingham. The campus style setting comprises a variety of Grade A Office space, leisure and retail, all built around three attractive public squares Adjoining the estate is The Water’s Edge, another of Birmingham’s premier leisure pitches. Crawford’s  commitment to 11 Brindleyplace, former winner of the British Council for Offices award for UK’s Best Commercial Workplace and Best of the Best National Commercial Workplace, continues a string of high-profile office deals.  the Commonwealth Games Committee and SLC Rail, have all taken space on the estate over the last six months, adding to the existing compliment of businesses based there, which include the likes of Deloitte, Colliers, RBS, Deutsche Bank & Unity Trust Bank.

Tobias Evans, Founding Partner of Blue Noble LLP, Investment Advisor to the Landlord, said: “We are pleased to welcome Crawford to 11 Brindleyplace.  11 Brindleyplace offers occupiers the benefit of high-quality office accommodation in a well-managed campus style environment with strong local amenity.  We are confident that Crawford will thrive in their new office environment."

Richard Williams, Director, National Offices at Colliers commented: “Over 10,000 people work in Brindley Place for some of the UK’s leading businesses. It comprises the largest concentration of Grade A office space in the city and I can say from first-hand experience that it’s a fantastic location from which to do business, surrounded by an eclectic range of amenities and within comfortable walking distance of the city’s main transport interchanges. With the latest extension of the Birmingham Metro line set to complete imminently, Brindley is also more accessible than it’s ever been.”

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Richard Williams


National Offices


Richard has over 10 years’ experience in the West Midlands Real Estate market. He joined Colliers in 2018 as the head of Birmingham City Centre Office Agency, having previously worked at Knight Frank. Richard is an established commercial property agent, with experience advising both occupier and landlord clientele on a broad range of acquisitions, disposals and lease consultancy work.

Prior to his role at Knight Frank in Birmingham, Richard also spent four years working for a niche agency  covering the wider West Midlands region where he led a commercial agency team providing occupational and investment advice across the office, retail and industrial sectors.

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Hannah Zitren

Associate Director

Marketing & Communications


I am responsible for media relations and generating coverage in top tier broadcast and print media. I work across a range of Colliers’ UK & Pan-EMEA business lines advising on their strategic and tactical PR needs.

My role includes:

·         Developing and executing PR plans for the various business lines to help promote their key messages across all aspects of the media - print, broadcast and social.

·          Media evaluation and reporting objectives, targets and successes across the business.

·         Reputation management and crisis management.

·         Media training.

·         Media engagement: setting up meetings with top tier media and various internal spokespeople to continuously expand and build a presence with property and vertical media network.

·         Consistently delivering service excellence, meeting with business heads of a regular basis and trying to influence the research as much as possible to ensure our content has a strong enough news hook.

·         Key campaigns that I work on include MIPIM; MAPIC; REVO; Midsummer Retail Report; IHIF; Cities of Influence in addition to a host of all alternative property sector research reports.

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