LUBS and School of Law Expansion – Esther Simpson Building

  • Work begins: November 2019
  • Work due to be completed: Autumn 2021
  • Cost: Part of a three-phased multi-million pound investment

Brief: Phase three of a multi-million pound project to develop new Leeds University Business School and School of Law buildings. These will provide technology-rich, flexible teaching spaces, lecture theatres and trading rooms, further advancing the delivery of world-class teaching solutions.

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Watch the development of the Esther Simpson Building project. We will be updating this time lapse every month so you can see the latest progress.

Progress below:

  • Works ongoing to form the main roof to the building
  • Walls being formed on multiple floors setting 1st fix now forming rooms within the building
  • 1st fix Electrical & Mechanical works now progressing with cable tray, pipework, ductwork all being installed on site
  • During these two weeks we will be lifting into postion the main plant items which will service the building including Air handling units chillers and all necessary items
  • The systems which form the electrical and ventilation elements of the building have now commenced in line with the walls
  • Landscaping works are nearing completion on the corner of Woodsley Road and Clarendon Road next to the Charles Thackrah Building
  • Provisionally booked a date for the removal of the Tower Crane
  • 3rd Floor glass nearing completion with GF frame and glass progressing

EstherSimpsonBuilding Internal

72 people on site

30 deliveries to site

Our contractor, BAM, continue to work hard to keep disruption and noise to a minimum. Thank you to our students, staff and members of the public for their continued patience as work takes place.

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