Laidlaw Library

  • Work began: 2014
  • Work completed: March 2015
  • Cost: £27.5M
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Brief:  Construction of a striking new building on the main University frontage was completed in 2015.  The new library supports student learning by providing a gateway to information in all formats and an inspirational study environment.

The Laidlaw Library has nearly 1,000 extra seats and new facilities for group work, bookable space, on-site academic skills support and conveniently located café facilities.

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Status: Complete
Further information

Watch the exciting journey of the Laidlaw Library from the architect’s drawing boards to its opening on 7 July 2015.

More information about the Laidlaw Library can be found on the University of Leeds’ library website.

Contact Details

For further information on the construction of the Library please contact:

Project Manager: Brian Ford  E.

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View photos of building work as it was taking place on the Laidlaw Library project in our Facebook album.



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