Entries by Matt Hamnett

Multi-Storey Car Park now open

The new £10.5M multi-storey car park opened in the New Year. Designed by CJCT architects, the new car park boasts an impressive bespoke exterior of aluminium cladding panels and feature façade lighting for distinct aesthetic effect. The scheme also comprises surrounding landscaping, including native hedgerows, pollinating plants and a green wall. Dennis Hopper, Director of […]

£520m development now underway

Our ambitious five-year plan to transform the University campus is now well underway, as we invest £520m in the development of 19 new sites and the refurbishment of our older buildings. This investment supports the Strategic Plan by further enhancing our students’ experience, and growing our research income through the development of new research platforms. […]

University’s campus masterplan unveiled to the region

The unveiling of the University’s campus masterplan to key influencers in the Yorkshire region took place on 18 November. The Investing in Knowledge, Creating Opportunity event was held at the University in partnership with the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership and showcased the impact of the University’s diverse activities on the city, region, UK Plc […]

Autumn project update

Welcome to the first seasonal update on progress of campus development projects. This quick summary provides an overview of recent projects that have now begun on site within the campus. Edward Boyle Library In September Phase 2 of building work on the Edward Boyle Library commenced which signifies the start of the refurbishment to the […]

Car Park Cladding Completed

Another major milestone at Leeds University Multi Storey Car Park as the innovative cladding package is completed.   The 607 space south precinct facility will sit between the future Design Innovation centre and EC Stoner Building. Illuminated at night with colour changing technology the building will become a key landmark in the city centre. Find […]

Enabling Works Complete at EBL

Enabling works are now complete and the library is back open for use in a smaller footprint with over 1,000 study spaces and IT cluster PC’s.  The bulk of the book stock has now gone to Laidlaw Library with the exception of the main collection for science and engineering. Due to the extensive refurbishment work […]

New £27.5m Laidlaw Library Complete

The striking new building on the main University frontage opened its doors for the first time on Wednesday 27 May. Key features of the building include low energy lighting, a green rooftop garden – with beehives, and solar panels on the roof.  Coupled with light and airy spaces, modern furniture and comfortable seating areas the […]