Tag : evacuation

Bomb Squad Called to Kirkstall Halls of Residence

9 months ago / 0 comments

Kirkstall Brewery halls of residence were evacuated yesterday, as West Yorkshire Police responded to information about the possibility of firearms being on the site. The Leeds Beckett student accommodation houses about 800 students, who were evacuated at 2pm on Thursday 8th February, as bomb disposal experts were called in. A … Read More

Union and halls evacuated after gas leak on Clarendon Road

3 years ago / 0 comments

A gas leak on Clarendon Road led to the union and surrounding buildings being evacuated on Saturday night. Over 100 students were reportedly evacuated from the union, Lyddon Hall and various other university residences. A university spokesperson told The Gryphon: “On Saturday night our Security office took a number of … Read More

News | Lift prank prompts Pulse evacuation

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Union were forced to evacuate Pulse last Friday night during Fruity after a student found themselves trapped in a lift used by staff. The unidentified student was able to climb into the lift contraption, which is stored behind a cupboard in Pulse. The student then got his friend and … Read More