UK insurance firm Ecclesiastical is taking an office in Allied London’s 3 Hardman Square in Spinningfields.

Ecclesiastical will occupy 5,000 sq ft of law firm Halliwells’ space on a new ten year lease paying a rent of £28.50/sq ft.

It will occupy the space on the first floor of the ten storey building.

The deal follows Ecclesiastical’s restructuring of its regional network which included closing offices in Newcastle and Eastbourne.

Halliwells leased the entire 178,000 sq ft building in 2004 before construction was complete.

Lambert Smith Hampton and Knight Frank acted for Halliwells, Knight Frank advised Ecclesiastical.