Entries by Becky Knight

Cloberry Street Sub-Station disruption: 23 November 2021

Northern Powergrid (NPG) will be arriving on campus with a Hiab Crane to lift into position and install the new 11kv switchgear into the new sub-station housing located on Cloberry Street. This will take place throughout the day on 23 November 2021. Effects of this interruption Access along the upper part of Cloberry Street and […]

University of Leeds and Football Foundation celebrate start of works on new football facility

The University of Leeds and the Football Foundation have marked the start of building works on a new football facility, giving a welcome boost to grassroots sport in Leeds made possible thanks to investment from the University and a £4.2m grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation. A new site, close […]

New flagship building is a stunning new gateway to campus

The Esther Simpson building, a new flagship teaching facility for the School of Law and LUBS officially opened its doors at the start of term.    The innovative teaching centre provides world-class facilities that support participative learning and create an inspirational setting for staff and students. It is also home to collaborative and inclusive learning spaces to enable the delivery […]

Facility boost for Biological Sciences

The Faculty of Biological Sciences teaching and research facilities have been boosted at Leeds following the completion of the refurbishment of the Garstang building, levels 4 and 9. Once the finishing touches have been completed, the floor will be open for business! Investment and improvements in the Faculty of Biological Sciences have created a new […]

Hail the women in research and education

This year we celebrated the women our buildings are named after.   To mark the celebrations for this year’s International Women’s Day, here are some of the iconic pioneering women in scientific research and education that our campus buildings have been named after. We look forward to doing more of the same in future. Marjorie Ziff Marjorie Ziff MBE is an English […]

Summer completion for Esther Simpson

The Esther Simpson Building is still on course to be completed this summer and the first phase of the landscaping and highways work associated with the project begins in April. The work will initially focus on a wheelchair friendly route from the rear of Leeds University Union up to Cromer Terrace.  Work on site is progressing well with the contractor […]

A facility to Bragg about!

Earlier this month we were delighted to receive handover of the Sir William Henry Bragg building from the contractors ‘BAM’.   When the building fit out completes this summer, this new facility will enable research to be conducted on national and international platforms to solve the challenges the world faces right now. It will also inspire current […]

Construction completes on flagship development for the University of Leeds

Construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg Building for the University of Leeds has been completed. The new landmark building for engineering and physical sciences, provides an impressive range of environments to support cutting-edge research and encourage collaboration across disciplines. Named after Sir William Henry Bragg, a former professor at the University who was […]