Entries by Vickie Hesketh

Construction milestone around the corner for the Sir William Henry Bragg Building

As we move ever closer to the completion of the construction of the Sir William Henry Bragg building we spoke to Estates Senior Project Manager David Oldroyd to find out about the next steps for the project. For additional information about the project why not read the FAQ’s for the Sir William Henry Bragg Building. […]

University Road: 2 – 13 October 2020

From Friday 2 October there will be NPg repair works on University Road. From 8:00 – 16:00 from 2 – 13 October, NPg will be working outside Lifton Villas and The Logic Centre on University Road to repair on of their cables. Effects of the disruption: Noise and dust during excavation works University Road will […]

Re-opening our buildings

We’ve been busy over the last few months preparing to re-open our buildings and make them covid-secure. Returning buildings to operation is a complex process, involving numerous teams and is governed by health and safety legislation. Whilst this isn’t a linear process the information below outlines the various stages we need to go through to […]

Creating a safe and secure environment for our students

Estates and Facilities have been working with colleagues across the University to create a safe and secure environment ready to welcome our current and new students back. Maintaining a safe environment Cleaning Services are delivering their comprehensive Cleaning Plan as part of buildings reopening. The team are carrying out a thorough clean of campus facilities in line […]

The Esther Simpson Building: progress so far

The latest updates from the Esther Simpson Building project Since the last project update in June there has been major progress at The Esther Simpson Building project on Cloberry Street. Recent update from BAM Construction: We have completed forming the basement structure and poured all the higher slabs.  We have only the remaining ground floor […]

Exploring the boundary between art and science

A major sculpture has been installed on the side of the new Sir William Henry Bragg Building an engineering and physical sciences development at the University of Leeds. The artwork, measuring seven metres by just over six metres, appears to levitate more than four metres above the ground. By artist Sara Barker, the installation is made […]

TV Courtyard | 12:00 – 16:00 Tuesday 28 July

Vehicles will not be allowed into TV Courtyard from 12:00 – 16:00 on Tuesday 28 July. The Modular Building located in TV Courtyard is due to be removed by Portakabin on Tuesday 28 July from 12:00 – 16:00. Effects of the disruption No vehicles will be allowed into TV Courtyard during the removal works. For […]

FBS Willow Terrace Teaching Labs | 27 – 31 July 2020

There will be areas of work within the road, paths and parking bays near the Willow Terrace Teaching Labs. From Monday 27 – Friday 31 July, remedial works will be undertaken to the external landscape around FBS Willow Terrace Teaching Labs, including to the paved roadway and parking areas and soft planting. These works will […]