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  • The School of Earth and Environment

    Enhancing facilities for a world-leading research centre at the University of Leeds

The School of Earth and Environment’s (SEE) strong foundations as a centre of world-leading research excellence was the driving force behind their recent expansion.

The University of Leeds needed to improve the use of existing space and introduce the latest technology at their world-leading School of Earth and Environment. Now, the new facilities ensure it will remain a market-leader in student recruitment.

By developing a thorough plan and having a team committed to achieving the end goal made the project a pleasure to work on. The whole team feel a huge sense of pride and achievement at seeing the finished project.

Darren Green, Senior Project Manager, Henry Boot Construction

  • £2.7m

    Project value

  • 36



  • 39


    Considerate Constructors Score

Both academic staff and postgraduate will benefit from the enhancements, including:

  • Renovation of three floors
  • Conversion of an undercroft car park into an open plan study area
  • Creation of a new mezzanine floor featuring hot desking and improved facilities
  • A state-of-the-art world map displayed on glazed screens across levels 7-10, showing live international experiments

Involved in this project

Watson Batty Architects
Gardiner & Theobald

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