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News and Updates

PGR room sign reads PGR Lounge

New postgraduate research student space opens

A new study space and meeting place for University of Leeds postgraduate research students has opened above the Refectory. The new area, which will be staffed by teams from Leeds University Union, provides a mixture of quiet and communal spaces to suit students working independently and collaboratively and building communities. The Estates team worked closely […]

HELIX Omnideck
Graphic reading "Delivering Net Zero by 2030"
Two individuals participating in virtual reality
Lecture room in Esther Simpson Building
Margarita, Interior Architect sitting in Esther Simpson building
Cleaning services training development day
LITAC new meeting room
Sustainable garden team
Robert Bradley and Weetwood floodlight

Disruption Notices

Vernon Road June closure

Vernon Road will be closed from Monday 3 June for approximately 4 weeks while pipe work is installed under Vernon Road, linking EC Stoner with the Nexus Building. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants Vehicles will not be able to access Vernon Road. There will be a diversion in place through Physics Deck to […]

Water ingress investigation works at Charles Thackrah

An aerial platform will be in use around the external perimeter of the Charles Thackrah Building on Friday 10 May while water ingress investigation works take place. This is to complete an external building survey as part of water ingress investigation works. Contactors RLB will be on site. Reason for works/service interruption Water ingress through […]

Parking at Engineering Buildings and Bragg

8am to 4.30pm between Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May

Heating and hot water switch off on campus

There will be no hot water or heating available to any main campus building (except the Edge, The Light & Worsley Building) from 5am to 5pm on Saturday 27 April. This is to carry out emergency repairs to the steam and to condense pipework. Services to be interrupted Heating, domestic hot water and steam supplied […]

Disruption to water mains supply to campus buildings

The water mains supply to several campus buildings will be switched off from 11:30pm to 6am, from Sunday 12 May to Tuesday 14 May. The following buildings will be affected: The Refectory (12th floor only) University House (12th floor only) Michael Sadler Building Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building Great Hall Clothworkers’ Building South Edward Boyle […]

Borehole drilling on campus

Borehole drilling will take place on campus using 30 ft drilling rigs and necessitating the use of large lorries. Services to be interrupted Car park out of use and some noise. General day-to-day access to Henry Price will be uninterrupted. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants A large element of the University’s pathway to […]

Repairs to Vernon Road

Roadworks and a diversion will be in place on Vernon Road from 7:30am to 3pm Saturday 20 April while highway repairs are carried out. Please see the below map for alternative access routes.   For enquiries please contact: Tony Godfrey Contact Telephone No: 07789 648 653 Email: T.Godfrey@leeds.ac.uk If the above member of staff is […]

Ground investigation works at campus buildings

Ground investigation works will take place at the IT Services building, EC Stoner, the School of Music & Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall from Monday 22 April to Tuesday 23 April. This work is taking place in support of the A4 electric substation project. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants There will be noise and […]

External redecoration to Beech Grove House

Works are set to take place to externally redecorate Beech Grove House from Monday 29 April to Monday 20 May. Reason for works/service interruption Part of lifecycle maintenance programme Effects of this interruption upon building occupants MEWP and scaffold in use. Wet paint to windows For enquiries please contact: Matt Easton Contact Telephone No: 0113 […]

Worsley Building Staircase C closure

Update: this work will now take place from Tuesday 9 April – Wednesday 10 April.   Staircase C in the Worsley Building will be closed from levels four to seven on Tuesday 9 – Wednesday 10 April. This is to allow for the replacement of stair nosings. Services to be interrupted Closure of staircase C […]

Electricity supply switch off in University buildings

The electricity supply in several buildings and residences on campus will be switched off on dates between Monday 15 April and Monday 22 April while new electricity meters are installed. The affected buildings and dates of disruption are listed below. Disruption will take place between 9am and 5pm unless otherwise stated: Monday 15 April Lupton […]

Removal of large equipment from the University of Leeds Driving Simulator

There will be temporary disruption to the Physics Research Desk and Hillary Place from Wednesday 10 April – Friday 12 April while large equipment is removed from the University of Leeds Driving Simulator. Services to be Interrupted Use of Car Parking outside of Virtuocity/University Of Leeds Driving Simulator and reduction of width of Hillary Place. […]

EC Stoner Building advancement team refurbishment works

As part of electrical works associated with the EC Stoner Building advancement team refurbishment project, a number of services in the building will be disrupted on Tuesday 2 April. The works are to be undertaken on a University Closed Day to minimise disruption, but please ensure any work is saved on computers prior to the […]

Scaffolding extension in Electronic & Electrical Engineering building

Scaffolding will be extended to staircase A22 on the fourth floor of the Electronic and Electric Engineering building from Wednesday 20 March to Wednesday 27 March. Reason for works/service interruption Urgent reactive repairs to ceiling. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants No access to the stairs from 4th floor, please use A21.   For […]

Water supply disruption at the School of Music

The water supply at the School of Music will be disrupted on Thursday 4 April, from 6pm to 8pm, while work is carried out. Services to be interrupted Incoming cold-water supply serving the whole building. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants There will be no hot and cold-water services throughout the building for the […]

Additional borehole drilling in Mechanical Engineering Building service yard

Due to geological issues, borehole drilling will recommence in the car park within the service yard to the rear of the Mechanical Engineering Building from Monday 18 March to Friday 29 March. A drilling rig, associated drilling equipment, along with large lorries will be present. A large element of the University’s pathway to delivering Net […]

Electrical service disruption in the Sir William Bragg Building

As part of works on the Sir William Henry Bragg Building ‘fallow space’ fit out project, electrical services will be disrupted in the building on Thursday 4 April. Work will be carried out during the early morning to minimise disruption, however, please ensure any work is saved on computers prior to the works being carried […]

Toilets out of use in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering buildings

Staff and students are asked to not to use toilet facilities in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering while a toilet waste system issued is resolved. Toilet facilities in the buildings have been taped off for safety. Services to be interrupted Toilets across all floors. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants […]

Closure of pathway at Western Campus

The pathway through the field at Western Campus will be closed for safety reasons while repair works are ongoing until Saturday 6 April. Reason for works/service interruption Safety issues due to loose paving. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants Pathway closed – please use other paths for access. For enquiries please contact: Sean Craven […]

Electrical fixed wire testing in FD Building

Electrical fixed wire testing will take place in the Facilities Directorate Building from Tuesday 12 March to Friday 15 March, from 6pm to 2am. Electric supplies will be disrupted while testing takes place. Services to be interrupted Electrical circuits, power and lighting. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants Electrical fixed wire testing to be […]

Closure of upper part of Cloberry Street

The upper part of Cloberry Street will be closed from Monday 11th March to Friday 22nd March while repairs are made to manholes in the roadway. The section of road marked in red hatching on the below plan will be temporarily closed. Diversions will be in place for the duration of the works. Reason for […]

Ground investigation activities at Spen Farm

Ground investigation activities will be undertaken at Spen Farm at locations labelled ‘Energy Pile Opt A’ and ‘Energy Pile Opt B’ on the below image between Monday 26th February and Friday 1st March, from 8am until dusk.   These investigations are to determine ground conditions in these locations. Once complete, there will be an inspection […]

Electricity supply switch off at several sites

Please be aware that on dates between Monday 11th March and Tuesday 26th March, the electricity supply at several sites on campus will be switched off while a new electricity meter is installed between the times of 9am and 5pm. The affected sites and scheduled dates of disruption are listed below: Monday 11th March Rose […]

Repairs to front elevation windows on The LIGHT Building

One lane of Clarendon Way will be partially blocked to allow access for equipment to repair the front elevation windows on the LIGHT Building from 7am to 4pm on Tuesday 27th February. Services to be interrupted One lane of Clarendon Way to be partially blocked to allow access for equipment. Effects of this interruption upon […]

Electrical shutdown at the Wellcome Trust Brenner Building

All electrical power and lighting will be switched off in the Wellcome Trust Brenner Building from 7am to 11am on Saturday 24th February. Services to be interrupted All electrical, power, and lighting. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants No power or lighting throughout the building between the hours of 07:00 & 11:00 due to […]

Replacement of electric vehicle chargers

Parking restrictions will be in place for spaces adjacent to Clothworkers’ Building South from 9pm on Thursday 22nd February to 4pm on Monday 26th February and the Western Lecture Theatre from 9pm on Thursday 22nd February to 4pm on Friday 23rd February to allow for the replacement of electric vehicle chargers. The affected spaces are […]

Electricity supply switch off at University residences

The electricity supply will be switched off at a number of University residences while new electricity meters are installed on dates between Monday 4th March and Friday 8th March. Supply will be switched off from 9am to 5pm on days work is scheduled to take place. The affected buildings and scheduled dates of disruption are […]

Temporary moving of oil storage tank at the Brownlee Centre

The storage tank at the Brownlee Centre will be temporarily moved from the plant centre to an EV charging bay in front of the building on Thursday 7th March. This is part of the new heat pump integration scheme to change over the Brownlee Centre to a net zero compliant energy source. Reason for works/service […]

Installation of new electricity meters on campus

The electricity in several buildings on campus will be switched off while new electricity meters are installed. The disruption caused to the electricity supply in each building is expected to last one working day, from 9am to 5pm. Work is scheduled to take place on dates between Tuesday 27th February and Friday 1st March. The […]

Repairs to Generating Station Complex

The Generating Station Complex (GSC) requires urgent repairs to the chilled water system supplying the University campus before the summer. The below buildings will be affected from 8am on Monday 26th February until 10pm on Wednesday 28th February: Garstang Building Irene Manton Building Maths/Earth Environment CEU Building LC Miall Building Astbury Building Services to be […]

Installation of new electric vehicle charger in multi-storey carpark

Parking will be restricted in eight car charging bays, including one accessible bay, on level one of the multi-storey car park from Wednesday 31st January to Friday 2nd February. This is to carry out the installation of a new EV charger. The affected area is highlighted below in red.   Services to be interrupted One […]

Hot and cold water disruption at the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building

Hot and cold water at the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building will be disrupted on Saturday 3rd February while the mains cold water service is changed over to a boosted cold water service. The service will also be disrupted from midnight on Monday 5th February to 6am on Tuesday 6th February while alterations are made […]

Interruption to hot and cold water services in Ziff Building, Edward Boyle Library and Social Sciences building

Services to be interrupted There will be disruption to hot and cold water supplies to all taps and toilets from Monday 5th February to 6am on Tuesday 6th February in the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff building, the Edward Boyle Library and the Social Sciences building. Some WCs may be operational for a reduced period within […]

Weetwood Pavilion fire alarm connection works

On Thursday 25th January and Friday 26th January, works are required to enable the University’s global fire alarm network connection to campus. Reason for works/service interruption Excavation works to repair a collapsed fibre optic cable duct are needed. Effects of this interruption upon building occupants Vehicle access to the staff carpark will be restricted while […]

Car parking mechanical engineering

Thursday 17 January until May

Northern Gas Networks working on the gas supply

8am to 4pm on Wednesday 17th January and Thursday 18th January

Cycle lane marking on Campus

Wednesday 17th January

Hot and Cold water

Midnight on the 15th January to 6am on the 16th January