National charity moves to new offices in Leicestershire

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National asbestos-related cancer charity Mesothelioma UK has officially opened its new UK headquarters in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire.

The former local authority building at 235 Loughborough Road has been refurbished and is now the new headquarters for Mesothelioma UK’s operations team including 12 staff, covering administration, finance, business development, research, events and fundraising.

Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire,Mike Kapur officially opened the offices.

Walter Miles Electrical Engineers, which has a long-standing relationship with the charity, has made the new offices possible and the refurbishment has been completed by them and a number of their associates.

Liz Darlison, chief executive at Mesothelioma UK, said: “We’re so proud that our charity is going from strength to strength and very excited to be in new premises. We’ve grown the Mesothelioma UK team, both nurses and operational staff, considerably over the last few years and this growth coupled with our amazing new HQ is the perfect platform to develop the charity and have a greater impact.

“We’re delighted to be making a new home for the charity at Mountsorrel and no words can express how eternally grateful we are to Walter Miles Ltd and their team, without whom this wouldn’t have been possible.”