Military Training Firm MPCT Marches into New Head Office

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Byline: RHODRI EVANS

MPCT has taken both floors at Tenby House in Cardiff Gate Business Park to accommodate its expanding business.

The company runs traineeship programmes including The Military Preparation College, Sports Academy and Prince's Trust for young people throughout England and Wales and the extra 4,000 square feet will house its new head office as well as providing a training base for new staff, following the doubling of its government-funded contract in Wales.

The acquisition has freed up space at its Dumballs Road premises, where it has now been able to introduce three new courses and 250 additional learners. This expansion has created 36 new training jobs throughout the organisation. Cooke & Arkwright acted on behalf of MPCT in the deal and Fletcher Morgan and Emanuel Jones were joint agents for the landlord.

Huw Lewis, founder and Managing Director of MPCT said: "We needed more space to accommodate the additional courses and the associated extra trainers that resulted from the increased funding.

"We now deliver training to over 1,500 learners in England and Wales. Tenby House has provided us with new space for our head office as well as an excellent training base which is far more easily accessible to our employees than our previous location."

Kate Simpson of Cooke & Arkwright said: "Our client's work with young people in preparing them for life's considerable challenges is very effective and delivers tangible results, so we are very pleased to have been involved in this important new stage of MPCT's development."

Chris Terry who acted for the landlord with joints agents Emanuel Jones said: "Our client had the confidence in difficult market conditions to carry out an extensive quality refurbishment of the whole building which has resulted in Tenby House ticking all the boxes for MPCT. …