Beckett Developments

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INVESTING IN THE CREATIVE ARTS

New £80m Creative Arts building

Work is currently underway to develop a new state-of-the-art hub for creative education in the city. The £80m building will include a wealth of outstanding facilities, including TV, film and music recording studios, a performance theatre and a Dolby Atmos movie cinema.

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NEW SPORTS TEACHING AND RESEARCH FACILITY

New £45m Carnegie teaching and research building

Construction of a new state-of-the-art building at our Headingley Campus is now underway, which will provide an iconic new home for our prestigious Carnegie School of Sport.

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NEW CONFERENCE AND EVENTS VENUE IN THE HEART OF LEEDS

Cloth Hall Court Redevelopment

Work is now complete on the £4.5m redevelopment of Cloth Hall Court, which has transformed the Grade II listed building into a high quality conference and events venue, and has also created a new hub for our Enterprise Services team.

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Beckett Developments

VIEW OUR PROJECTS

With a population of 28,000 students and 3,200 staff we are one of the biggest employers in Leeds and we play a vital role in transforming the lives and prospects of thousands of individuals and organisations every year.

Our graduates bring much-needed skills to the local economy, from teachers and nurses to lawyers and engineers. Our mission is to ensure we use our knowledge and resources to make a positive and decisive difference to people, communities and organisations.

Creating inspirational teaching and learning environments for our students and staff is key to this.

Over the next five years we will be investing £200 million in campus developments, which covers a wide range of projects across our campuses. These are significant developments to enhance and improve the infrastructure, and provide modern and state-of-the-art facilities for our students, staff and partners. 

This website provides more information about our plans to transform our campuses and will keep you up to speed with the progress of our latest developments.  

£80M CREATIVE ARTS BUILDING

£45M SPORTS RESEARCH BUILDING

LATEST NEWS

Leeds Beckett University marked a construction milestone for its £45m Carnegie School of Sport building with a topping out celebration with alumni from partner sports clubs.

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Leeds Beckett University marked a key milestone for its new £85m Leeds School of Arts building with a ‘topping out’ ceremony featuring an eighth storey guitar performance from LBU student, Jacob Hughes.

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It is one year since we broke ground on the £80m Leeds School of Arts building. We visited the site for a first look inside now that the underground basement structure is complete. Watch the video here.

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The Rose Bowl Food Court and Tiki Café will be undergoing a £250k refurbishment over Christmas to transform the venues into more vibrant and attractive social spaces for students and colleagues. 

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Significant progress has been made on the university’s two flagship developments, plus work is set to start on two new projects. Check out your latest campus developments update here.

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