Entries by Vickie Hesketh

Electrical substation works: 21 September 2019 – May 2020

Date of disruption: from 21 September 2019 – May 2020 We are carrying out a significant project to waterproof a major electrical substation that provides power to the campus. The £2m improvements works are part of the University’s aim to update the electrical infrastructure that supports campus facilities and buildings. This means the pathways around […]

Creating inspiring and engaging study spaces

The Design Office has recently completed the Maurice Keyworth refurbishment project.  They worked with the Business School to create an inspiring and engaging study space for students to work in a variety of different ways. The space has been divided into zones using furniture solutions that encourage collaborative group work as well as quiet areas […]

LUBS Expansion: Clarendon Building update

The Leeds Innovation Centre (LIC) is now the Clarendon Building. The Sewell Group Construction has been working on the £2.7m upgrade to facilities that will further advance the provision of education facilities for students within Leeds University Business School. So far, they’ve had 105 people inducted to the site and 400 metres of refrigeration pipework […]

Technology and Research Facility

Work is underway to seek full planning consent for the construction of buildings for Centre for Infrastructure Materials (CIM), Institute for High-Speed Rail and System Integration (IHSRSI)  on site at the Technology and Research Facility with work anticipated to commence on site this winter. The University of Leeds’ Institute for High Speed Rail and System Integration […]

August Bank Holiday Shutdown

Every university shut down period we ask you to switch off all unnecessary lights and equipment and ensure all windows are closed to help us meet our carbon reduction targets and reduce costs to the university. On May Bank holiday 2019, because we all switched off unnecessary equipment, the university reduced electricity consumption by 6,028 […]