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The Esther Simpson Building: progress so far

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 slab to install on site under the lecture theatre. […]

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 […]

Virtual Open Day

The University of Leeds will be hosting its first virtual open day over two weeks from 29 June. The open day is a great way for prospective students to get a sense of our beautiful campus and see the fantastic learning and teaching spaces we have. Estates and Facilities have always supported the running of […]

Update on the Esther Simpson Building project

Many of our campus development projects had been placed on hold. However, work continued on the Esther Simpson Building site whilst closely following the Public Health England recommendations. Since most of us have been away from campus the Esther Simpson Building project has been making progress. Below is an update from the contractor BAM about […]

A trial to use nature to reduce flood risk launches at Leeds Brownlee Triathlon Centre

A trial to use nature to reduce flood risk gets on its marks at Leeds Brownlee Triathlon Centre A trial is being launched by the Environment Agency and the University of Leeds at the Brownlee Triathlon Centre to look at how nature can be used to help reduce flood risk. This will be the first […]