Tag : Development

Historic viaduct in Leeds to be transformed into a sky park

1 year ago / 0 comments

Plans to regenerate the disused Monk Bridge viaduct into a high line park with shops, bars and restaurants occupying its arches have been given the go ahead by an enthusiastic decision-making panel. The project is said to be inspired by The Highline – a 1.45 mile long park on an … Read More

News | Uni spends £1million on campus

5 years ago / 0 comments

The University is spending £1million to develop the front of campus. The area, from The Michael Sadler building to the Great Hall, is closed off to pedestrians until the beginning of the next academic year to make way for the renovations. Access to the Baines Wing will only be possible … Read More

Blogs | Games – Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

5 years ago / 0 comments

On September 12th earlier this year, 175 people at Blitz Game Studios in Leamington Spa lost their jobs. Okay, I had to look up the name too but it was a pretty close-to-home example. There are a huge number of development companies across the European continent, the USA and Japan … Read More

News | New accommodation in the works

5 years ago / 0 comments

New halls of residence are set to be built, despite an overall drop in student numbers and a surplus of thousands of homes. Development company Downing has already bought the land from Leeds Met and built Central Village residences but is now looking to expand due to its popularity with … Read More

From Poverty to Power: Oxfam’s Senior Strategic Advisor speaks to Leeds Student

6 years ago / 0 comments

Duncan Green will be visiting the University of Leeds students on Thursday, 31 January from 5-7pm in the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre. He will talk about about the changing landscape of global development. Oxfam’s chief Strategic Advisor spoke to Beckie Smith about poverty, power and public opinion. As Oxfam’s Senior Strategic … Read More