Integrated Campus for Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Work begins: Spring 2017
  • Work due to be completed: Autumn 2020
  • Cost: £96m
  • Contractors: TBC

Brief:  A new £96m development will be constructed to create an integrated campus for Engineering and Physical Sciences to build on a shared interaction between these disciplines.

Located on the north east quarter of campus the new 15,700m2 building will enable the integration of the University disciplines of Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, and Computing along with the provision of critical central teaching and social interaction spaces.

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This investment will foster a culture of inter-disciplinary working in the development of novel materials to address 21st Century challenges in many areas, including energy efficient computing, telecommunications, sustainable magnetic materials, sensors for use in biological systems and extreme or remote environments, pharmaceutical formulations, ‘smart foods’ and medical technologies.

The facility will include first-class laboratory and specialised teaching spaces, enabling cutting-edge research, and outstanding student experience, whilst enhancing the University’s research power and strengthening collaboration with industry.

 Key Stages

  • Preparatory work complete Autumn 2016
  • Proposed start on site early 2017

As part of our continued £520m campus developments programme we will be investing £96m in Physical Sciences and Engineering.

This will result in a new layout of the north east quarter of the University campus. We’d like to hear your thoughts on our proposed plans. Details of the plans can be seen here along with a short questionnaire within which you can feedback your thoughts.

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Your feedback

We welcome your feedback on the proposals for the University of Leeds investment in Physical Sciences and Engineering. We would be grateful if you could take a few minutes to let us have your views by completing this feedback form.

Your personal information

We are committed to protecting your privacy and will not release your personal information to anyone. We will use your contact details to keep you in touch with the proposals if you select that option in the feedback form.

Building design of the Physical Sciences and Engineering building.

The new Physical Sciences and Engineering building has been designed to complement the University buildings in particular the Old Mining Building whilst providing a first class research and educational facility.

Entrance to the University campus

The new Physical Sciences and Engineering building is located at an important gateway to the University campus.

Benefits of the Physical Sciences and Engineering building

The Physical Sciences and Engineering building  will provide a place where collaboration between engineering, physics, astronomy and computing disciplines can take place. The building will provide first class research, teaching and social interaction spaces.

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Project Manager: David Oldroyd, Estates Services. E.

Service/Faculty Facilities Manager: Barry Gilbert. E.  and E.

Site Manager: TBC


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