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:

  • Stair 2 is progressing with Drylining with remaining walls being built including 390 seat Lecture Theatre.  Plastering is progressing on 3rd , 2nd & 1st Floors
  • 1st fix Electrical & Mechanical works ongoing with cable tray, pipework, ductwork all being installed on site.
  • Lift of final plant items and prefabricated pipe run undertaken
  • Raised access flooring has progressed on 2nd floor, 1st floor with view to progress to 3rd floor in March
  • We will commence installing the first part of the toilet systems into the project within the month of March in the various toilets areas in the building
  • Landscape works due to recommence around the main building in the coming months and will work there way around the building envelope

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85 people on site

40 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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