Tag : refurbishment

New café to open in Edward Boyle Library

2 years ago / 0 comments

Great Food at Leeds have announced that they will be opening a café in Edward Boyle in early 2017. The café will be on level 9 and called ‘The Book Club’. Great Food at Leeds announced the news via a video on their Facebook. This comes as the second phase of the huge Edward … Read More

Edward Boyle set to close for 18 month refurb

4 years ago / 0 comments

It has today been announced that the Edward Boyle library will close on the 5th June for refurbishment work that will continue until early 2017. Although the University’s biggest library will partially re-open in autumn 2015, with 1,000 study spaces available, and full access to science and engineering texts, the … Read More

Uni plans to develop ‘best outdoor facility’ in UK

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Edge is investing in a multi-million pound plan to become ‘the number one provider of student sport experience’ in the UK. The Strategy for Sport and Physical Activity will see an estimated £15 million development on new facilities which will create ‘the biggest and best outdoor facility in the … Read More

The Edge undergoes £1.2m refurbishment

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Edge has re-opened after a £1.2m refurbishment this summer.   New facilities include 250 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment, with a large weights area to replace the former dance studio due to open tonight. The Edge’s class schedule is also being updated to include more diverse activities such as urban … Read More

News | Historic Clothworkers Arch to undergo refurb

4 years ago / 0 comments

The University’s historic Clothworkers Arch is to be ‘specially’ refurbished, a spokesperson has announced. Conservation experts will spend six weeks working on the gothic-style structure, which was built to mark the foundation of surrounding Clothworkers Buildings in 1879. The project includes the intricate task of re-gilding the 22-carat gold leaf … Read More

News | £25m spent on St. Mark's halls

5 years ago / 0 comments

25 million has been spent renovating the St. Mark’s Halls of residence, which re-opened last week. The new halls boast 526 new rooms with the redevelopment ongoing since the old building was closed in February 2012. According to a University briefing, the redevelopment was a priority because it provided the … Read More

News | HOUSING CASE STUDY 2: Damp problems

5 years ago / 0 comments

Student Cribs disappointed and angered one group of students, who moved into one of the company’s cheaper houses. The property was rented at £94pw, including broadband but excluding all other bills. One tenant, a second year English Language and Literature student, told LS, “there’s a serious amount of damp that … Read More