Laidlaw Library

Laidlaw Library

University of Leeds

Leeds LS2

A purpose-built £26 million new library facility for the University of Leeds provides nearly 1000 extra library seats for students, together with 6800 linear feet of book stock, flexible training facilities, break out areas for quiet study, dedicated IT and media zones, on-site support and cafe.

Constructed by leading UK contractor, Shepherd Construction, following supportive funding from the University alumni and a gift of £9 million from Lord Irvine Laidlaw, the newly named Laidlaw Library boasts tremendous environmental credentials and has achieved a BREEAM “Excellent” status.

The modern, colour choices and feature inserts in the floor finishes complement the overall interior design with central atrium for this landmark project.

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Contractor:
Shepherd Construction Ltd
Architect:
ADP Architects
Sector:
Education
Size:
60,000 sq ft
BREEAM:
Excellent
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