Investing further in our Central Teaching Spaces

  • Work began: June 2017
  • Work completed: September 2017
  • Cost: £2m
  • Contractors: NRB Construction and Management LTD.

Brief: Our commitment to improve our central teaching spaces continues with a £2m refurbishment project.

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Status: Complete

19 lecture theatres and seminar rooms within the Roger Stevens, Chemistry and Michael Sadler buildings underwent refurbishment to create modernised and inspiring places for our students to be taught in.

The project was led by the Facilities Services Team and was completed in time for the start of term in September 2017. This refurbishment is part of a further £2 million pound investment in Central Teaching Space. The new facilities include dual-image data-projection, control systems, height-adjustable lecterns and digital whiteboards as well as a general refurbishment of the décor, lighting, floor coverings and furniture.

Work took place in the following teaching spaces on campus:
Chemistry LT A  (2.15)
Chemistry LT B (2.17)
Chemistry LT D (G35)
Roger Stevens LT 01  (7.01)
Roger Stevens LT 09 (8M.09)
Roger Stevens LT 10 (9.10)
Roger Stevens LT 11 (10.11)
Roger Stevens LT 12 (10M.12)
Roger Stevens LT 13 (10.13)
Roger Stevens LT 17
Roger Stevens LT 19 (10.19)
Roger Stevens LT 21 (8M.21)
Roger Stevens LT 22 (10M.22)
Roger Stevens LT 24 (10.24)
Michael Sadler SR (LG.15)
Michael Sadler SR (LG.16)
Michael Sadler SR (LG.19)
Michael Sadler RBLT (LG.X04)
Michael Sadler SR (LG.17)

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  • Work begins: Anticipated Autumn 2016
  • Work due to be completed: Anticipated Summer 2018
  • Cost: £40M
  • Contractors: Not yet appointed

Brief:  The University Innovation and Enterprise Centre (UIEC) will provide a high profile gateway to access the University’s research and innovation assets through a new 10,000m2 centre. The UIEC will establish the University of Leeds as a global leader in innovation and enterprise that delivers societal and economic benefit for the UK.

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It will be a high profile gateway and UK-leading environment for collaboration and partnership.  The new centre will also create a central point of access for partners based locally, regionally and nationally.

The Centre will be better placed to accommodate the growing business incubation demand.  It will also create a significant increase in laboratory accommodation, much needed for technology –led start-up companies.

Located in the Centre will be technology start-ups businesses as well as offsite corporate Research and Development and New Product Development teams.  It will provide a business lounge and café, meeting rooms, conference facilities and exhibition space, and an extensive programme of events to attract organisations from across the Leeds City Region and beyond

Have Your Say

A public consultation event with members of the public, staff and students will take place on Wednesday 13th April, 2-7pm at the Parkinson Building.

We will be gathering feedback on the proposals at the exhibition, however if you are unable to attend we will be providing more details on this website in due course and the opportunity to leave your comments.  Please check back soon.


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