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7 Jan 2022
British Library Boston Spa
British Library Boston Spa
Leeds City Council granted planning permission for the large-scale redevelopment of the British Library’s site at Boston Spa in West Yorkshire. A major construction project will transform the 44 acre site – originally a World War II armaments factory, and for the past six decades the northern home of the UK national library – into a modern archive capable of storing its growing collection for decades to come.

26 Nov 2021
Lisbon Street Leeds Tower Building Development
Design: DLA Architecture
Lisbon Street Leeds Building Development
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Esther Simpson Building Leeds University
A £270 million development proposal to transform the former International Swimming Pool site at Lisbon Street in Leeds city centre has been granted full planning consent by Leeds City Council. The 2.8-acre strategic site, which has been used as a car park since the pools’ demolition in 2009, has been the subject of much scrutiny around its development potential due to its gateway location.

10 Nov 2021
Esther Simpson Building, Lyddon Terrace, Leeds University Business School and School of Law
Design: DLA Architecture
Esther Simpson Building Leeds University Business School
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Esther Simpson Building Leeds University
DLA Architecture has completed and handed over the much-anticipated Esther Simpson Building as the flagship new learning centre for Leeds University Business School and School of Law. The new building forms phase three of a multi-million-pound investment by the University to deliver technology-rich, collaborative, and inclusive new learning spaces to better equip students for working in a global environment.

14 July 2021
British Library site at Temple Works, Temple District
British Library Temple Works, South Bank Leeds Architecture News
photo © Harry Archer
British Library Temple Works Building, South Bank
The British Library’s ambitions for a major new public-facing centre for audiences and users in the north of England will take a significant step forward next week when senior councillors in Leeds are asked to back plans to inject up to £5m of funding into the project.

Leeds City Square Redevelopment Competition
Leeds City Square Redevelopment Competition

11 Sep 2020
Leeds Playhouse
Design: Page\Park Architects
Leeds Playhouse by Page\Park architects
photograph : Jim Stephenson
Leeds Playhouse Building
The Leeds Playhouse has been transformed by a radical reconfiguration and extension of the existing building to create a new face for the organisation and improve accessibility for all.

16 Mar 2020
CEG Temple Scheme, Globe Road, Temple District
Design: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS)
Globe Point Leeds Architecture News: CEG Temple District
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Globe Point Leeds: CEG Temple District Scheme
CEG has appointed BAM Construction to deliver the first phase of its £350million development at Globe Road, Leeds, with a start on site confirmed for 30th March. It is the only announced speculative new build office completing in Leeds City Centre in 2021.

16 Feb 2020
National Railway Museum York Design Competition

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25 Nov 2019
New Student Hub for the University of Leeds
Dublin architecture office O’Donnell & Tuomey win this Yorkshire design competition:
University of Leeds Western Campus Competition

12 Aug 2019
The Wesley, Oxford Place
Project manager and principal designer: Faithful+Gould with PBA (architects) & HLM Architects (interiors)
The Wesley, Oxford Place Hotel, Leeds Architecture News
photo : Patrick Arends
The Wesley, Oxford Place Hotel
Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is working with the Methodist Church in Leeds on the £15m conversion of its historic Oxford Place building into an ethical and environmentally responsible hotel.

8 Aug 2019
Lakes and Dales RIBA Architecture Competition Winners News
Horton-in-Ribblesdale in Craven design by McMullan Studios
image courtesy of McMullan Studios
Lakes and Dales RIBA Architecture Competition Winners

18 Dec 2019
International Architecture Practice BDP Opens New Studio
Major international interdisciplinary architecture and engineering practice, BDP, has announced the opening of a new studio in Leeds following the delivery of a series of successful high-profile projects in the city. The studio will be led by Architect Associate, Vicky Casey, who has relocated from the business’ Sheffield studio:
BDP Leeds Architects Office News

26 July 2019
Leeds City Village Development
Design: Brewster Bye Architects
Leeds City Village development design
image courtesy of developer
Leeds City Village Development
The property companies behind a dynamic residential-led mixed use development on the site of Leeds’ first ever railway station, have now submitted a planning application for the scheme, which has been designed by Brewster Bye Architects.

12 June 2019
Competition to design new student ‘hub’ on the University of Leeds western campus
RIBA Competitions is pleased to announce the launch of a design competition on behalf of the University of Leeds.
University of Leeds Western Campus Competition

Leeds Building News 2018

15 Feb 2018
Maggie’s Yorkshire Centre, Bexley Wing, at St James’s University Hospital
Design: Heatherwick Studio
Maggie’s Yorkshire Centre, building by Heatherwick Studio
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Maggie’s Yorkshire Centre Building
Construction of this innovative building has started on site. The Centre’s design consists of a series of contained gardens that will capture the therapeutic effect of plants and contrast with the more formal surrounding hospital buildings. The design will create a warm, informal interior space as well as an inspiring exterior to encourage positivity among Centre visitors and passers-by.

6 Feb 2018
Leeds Beckett University Creative Arts Building, Woodhouse Lane
Architects: Hawkins\Brown
Leeds Beckett University Creative Arts Building
image courtesy of architects
Leeds Beckett University Creative Arts Building
Work has begun on Leeds Beckett University’s £80m Creative Arts building – a new hub for creative education in the city. A ground-breaking ceremony for this state-of-the-art facility took place at the end of January.

30 Jan 2018
Phase 3 of Sheffield’s Park Hill Redevelopment
Park Hill Sheffield building
photo © Daniel Hopkinson
Park Hill Phase 3 Sheffield Development
The transformation of the Park Hill Estate is entering a new phase. To launch Phase 3 of the Estate’s regeneration, award-winning urban regeneration specialist Urban Splash has teamed up with student accommodation developer, Alumno Developments, to create accommodation for circa 350 students, new shops and facilities.

6 Dec 2017
Citu Home
Architects: White Arkitekter
Citu Home Leeds Architecture News
image courtesy of architects
Citu Home in Leeds
Sustainable urban developer Citu has unveiled the first CGIs and detailed designs for its groundbreaking Citu Home – a new timber framed housing system which will create one of the mostairtight and energy efficient homes in the world.

6 Nov 2017
Victoria Gate – World Architecture Festival Project of the Year
Architects: ACME
Victoria Gate Leeds Building News
image courtesy of Bennett Architectural
Victoria Gate Leeds Building
Victoria Gate wins the Retail Project of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin (WAF). The retail outlet won two awards earlier in the week at the Brick Awards 2017.

6 Nov 2017
Emerald Headingley Stadium Redevelopment
Design: DLA Architects; Structural engineering design: TRP Consulting
Emerald Headingley Stadium Leeds building design
image courtesy of architects
Emerald Headingley Stadium Redevelopment
Leading structural engineering specialist TRP Consulting has been appointed to the team that will deliver the £40million redevelopment of Emerald Headingley Stadium in Leeds.

3 Oct 2017
Environmentally friendly Office Project
Architects: DLA Design
Large Sustainable Office Development Leeds Architecture News
image courtesy of architects
Large Sustainable Office Development in Leeds
By taking a three stage approach to sustainability – passive, active and renewable – a spectacular new office and leisure complex in Leeds is demonstrating how investing in a highly sustainable and innovative speculative building adds to market value and successfully attracts high profile tenants keen to champion their own sustainability agenda.

2 Aug 2017
Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre & Museum, Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Design: Simpson & Brown Architects
Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre & Museum | www.e-architect.com
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Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre & Museum
The aim of the project was to upgrade the museum building to meet modern curatorial standards, encourage visitors into the ruins, and improve facilities. A glulam spruce central hall has been inserted into the existing L-shaped timber visitor centre.

12 Apr 2017
Sky Digital Centre of Excellence in Leeds – BCO Award
Design: BDG architecture + design, Architects
Sky Digital Centre of Excellence Leeds architecture news
photos © Gareth Gardner
Sky Digital Centre of Excellence in Leeds Building

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