Entries by Becky Knight

No access to the Chemistry Building via St George’s Field: 9 – 16 December 2019

There will be no access to the Chemistry Building via St George’s Field from Monday 9 December – Monday 16 December.  BAM will be removing the steel stair from St George’s Field coming down to their scaffold tunnel outside the Chemistry Building as part of the Sir William Henry Bragg Building project. Pedestrians who use […]

Vernon Road Closed: 23 – 24 November 2019

Vernon Road will be closed on Saturday 23 – Sunday 24 November.  There will be no access to Vernon Road whilst tests are carried out on the sub-base. Access to the Multi-Storey Car Park will be from Willow Terrace. For enquiries please contact: Paul Cook, P.S.Cook@leeds.ac.uk If the above member of staff is unavailable or […]

Design excellence award for Nexus

Nexus has been recognised for its design excellence at the Yorkshire Insider Property Industry Awards 2019. The annual awards celebrate the major deals and developments from across the region as well as the teams of planners, lawyers and architects that made them possible. Designed by Associated Architects on behalf of the University, the award judges’ […]

Creating inspiring and engaging spaces

The Design Office has recently completed the Maurice Keyworth refurbishment project.  They worked with the Business School to create an inspiring and engaging study space for students to work in a variety of different ways. The space has been divided into zones using furniture solutions that encourage collaborative group work as well as quiet areas […]

LUBS Expansion: Clarendon Building update

The Leeds Innovation Centre (LIC) is now the Clarendon Building. The Sewell Group Construction has been working on the £2.7m upgrade to facilities that will further advance the provision of education facilities for students within Leeds University Business School. So far, they’ve had 105 people inducted to the site and 400 metres of refrigeration pipework […]

Technology and Research Facility

Work is underway to seek full planning consent for the construction of buildings for Centre for Infrastructure Materials (CIM), Institute for High-Speed Rail and System Integration (IHSRSI)  on site at the Technology and Research Facility with work anticipated to commence on site this winter. The University of Leeds’ Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration […]

Robots arrive on campus for our construction projects

Innovative methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of construction projects on campus have recently been introduced with success. A £5m investment to refurbish the Language Centre is currently underway, and as part of the delivery of this, we have been liaising with contractor Overbury to introduce automated technology; Brokk the demolition robot, and Baby […]