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About The Raylor Centre


Over 70 years of supporting the business community in York

The Raylor Centre has been at the heart of the business community in York for more than 70 years. Originally the site of H.B Raylor & Co Ltd builders and scaffolders merchant, founded in 1946 by Harry Raylor. The site was developed in the early 80s by his sons John and Tony into the now well-established multi-user business centre.

Today it offers a wide choice of serviced offices ranging from 100 sq ft to suit single occupancy through to 950 sq ft offices. The industrial space ranges from 600 to 20,000 sq ft offering both light and heavy industrial units. The Raylor Centre is equipped with comprehensive onsite facilities providing tenants with 24/7/365 secured access, CCTV, onsite parking, disabled access, managed reception and more.

With over 2,000 people working for a wide range of companies in the 100 serviced offices and industrial units on the eight-acre site, The Raylor Centre is a hive of activity offering a range of benefits that continue to attract and retain businesses.

No one starting up in business wants to tie themselves to a 15-year lease. Nor does a big company which wants to test a toe in the York water and be able to remove it if it’s too hot. Or an international organisation which experimentally wants a small base. We provided the answer.

- Tony Raylor


150 years’ worth of tenant loyalty at The Raylor Centre

Since its establishment The Raylor Centre continues to provide flexible short and long-term agreements, this was instilled by Tony and John Raylor. This flexibility has enabled The Raylor Centre to be the hub for veteran businesses from long established businesses within the biotech industry to car and garage service providers. Over recent years the business centre is the home to many start-up businesses.

The Raylor Centre is fully supported with a dedicated team comprised of knowledgeable experts who continue to develop services to meet the ever-changing needs of the business community within York.  A team with exceptional customer service skills who go the extra mile to support its loyal base of tenants.


Perfect York location with accessible transport links

With its central location it is walking distance from York city centre, convenient for major road routes and public transport links. It is the ideal space to launch, develop and expand businesses in York.

Explore your business home at The Raylor Centre.

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