- Work began: 2014
- Work completed: March 2015
- Cost: £27.5M
Brief: Construction of a striking new building on the main University frontage was completed in 2015. The new library supports student learning by providing a gateway to information in all formats and an inspirational study environment.
The Laidlaw Library has nearly 1,000 extra seats and new facilities for group work, bookable space, on-site academic skills support and conveniently located café facilities.
Watch the exciting journey of the Laidlaw Library from the architect’s drawing boards to its opening on 7 July 2015.
More information about the Laidlaw Library can be found on the University of Leeds’ library website.
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