Entries by Vickie Hesketh

Award winning flooring in Clothworker’s Building South

Huge congratulations to Farrell and Clark Architects and Amtico who won in the Flooring category at the Architects Journal Specification Awards on Friday 15 February. The flooring scheme was part of the School of Design refurbishment project that was completed in April 2018. Farrell and Clarke and Amtico worked together to minimise waste and to use colour coding as […]

Sir William Henry Bragg Building: Update

In January, our contractor, BAM, invited us up the crane at the Sir William Henry Bragg Building site to see how the project is progressing. Temporary foundation structural posts are in place and steelwork can now begin. This £96m investment will create a culture of inter-disciplinary working. The facility will include first-class laboratory and specialised teaching […]

New Great Food At Leeds Café

LOMA Express is now open. LOMA Express at the School of Dentistry is the little brother of LOMA. Located on level six of the Worsley building, the café will provide a range of grab and go food and drinks. Working collaboratively with the School of Dentistry, the café has been designed to meet the needs of […]

First look at the new LUBS building on Cloberry Street

The LUBS Expansion project is a three-phase multi-million pound investment to improve and develop the Leeds University Business School. Phase three is the construction of a new multi-storey teaching facility on Cloberry Street that will be shared by the Business School, School of Law and central teaching space. The features of the new build will […]

Refurbishment of Montague Burton Halls of Residence complete

The project that began in March 2016 to create larger accommodation blocks and a social space at Montague Burton was completed in Autumn 2018.  The new accommodation layout offers a number of nine bedroom flats with a kitchen, dining room, lounge, three showers, and three toilets as well as a four bedroom flats with kitchen, dining […]

School of Healthcare Refurbishment

The £1.6M investment to upgrade academic and teaching-led research space in the School of Healthcare has been completed.  The dymanic programme included: Expanding and relocating the PhD facilities; Refurbishing current facilities; Creating a vibrant research environment; Developing a new central hub for the Student Education Service; Expanding clinical facilities. These new facilities will enable increased research activity and […]

Priestley Centre is open

This autumn the new collaborative space for the Priestley International Centre for Climate opened.  The exciting £7.5M project to develop the School of Earth and Environment and create the new Priestley Centre has now been completed. This project involved transforming the former ground level car park into a new ground floor of the building as well as […]

New eye-catching scientific sculpture

A dramatic sculpture honouring revolutionary science will be in a prominent position on the side of the new Engineering and Physical Sciences development. The two-storey artwork by Sara Barker has been granted approval by Leeds City Council planning department. The sculpture will feature on the outside of the Sir William Henry Bragg Building, which is under construction […]