Entries by Matt Hamnett

Nexus is open for business

In August 2016, work began on the Nexus project. A £38M pound investment to connect business to the expertise and talent at the University of Leeds. Since then you may have watched our live feed of the Nexus building site, or seen one of our updates or more recently walked past it along Discovery Way. […]

Our campus and buildings are managed by Customer focused teams!

We are delighted to announce that not only are our buildings award winning but so are the teams who work to maintain them as excellent facilities.  University Commercial and Campus Support Services (CCSS) have achieved Customer Service Excellence ®, a government standard that recognises an organisation’s commitment to putting customers first. CCSS, which comprises of […]

Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research – project update

The Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research project is due to be completed in Summer 2019. This is a collaborative partnership between the University of Leeds, University of Bradford and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The first floor plastering, mist coating, raised access flooring, radiators, and floor boxes have already been completed. In March […]

Large-scale research plans for engineering and technology

Leeds City Council’s Plans Panel has given the green light to support the University’s application to develop a site on the outskirts of Leeds that will host large-scale research and experimental facilities. The facilities will provide space to collaborate with industry on major research initiatives, including large-scale experiments and testing in high speed rail and […]

Award win for our University buildings

We’re delighted to announce that two of our University buildings, Edward Boyle Library and the Institute for Transport Studies, have recently been recognised for the contribution they make to the building and landscape design of Leeds, at the 2019 Leeds Architecture Awards. Edward Boyle Library was announced the winner in the Conserved Building category. Judges […]

Award winning flooring in Clothworker’s Building South

Huge congratulations to Farrell and Clark Architects and Amtico who won in the Flooring category at the Architects Journal Specification Awards on Friday 15 February. The flooring scheme was part of the School of Design refurbishment project that was completed in April 2018. Farrell and Clarke and Amtico worked together to minimise waste and to use colour coding as […]

Sir William Henry Bragg Building: Update

In January, our contractor, BAM, invited us up the crane at the Sir William Henry Bragg Building site to see how the project is progressing. Temporary foundation structural posts are in place and steelwork can now begin. This £96m investment will create a culture of inter-disciplinary working. The facility will include first-class laboratory and specialised teaching […]

New Great Food At Leeds Café

LOMA Express is now open. LOMA Express at the School of Dentistry is the little brother of LOMA. Located on level six of the Worsley building, the café will provide a range of grab and go food and drinks. Working collaboratively with the School of Dentistry, the café has been designed to meet the needs of […]