Articles from Leeds College of Building


The University of Leeds has signed a 25 year lease on new bespoke student accommodation targeted specifically at overseas post graduate students.  The seven storey 60,000 sq ft Blenheim Point, on Blenheim Walk, marks the first partnership between the University and leading Yorkshire developer S Harrison. 

Transport planning apprentices pen award winning success

Two transport planning apprentices from Leeds College of Building will have their work published in a national magazine having each won a coveted award from the UK association for the promotion of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS-UK).

Leeds College of Building Trains More Than 50 Apprentices For BAM Nuttall

Leeds College of Building is now training more than 50 apprentices on behalf of leading Civil Engineering giant BAM Nuttall after welcoming 22 new budding engineers through its doors, to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week.

New £13m College Campus Is Taking Shape In Leeds

Leeds College of Building’s brand-new campus in the South Bank area of the city is starting to take shape with the building’s vast, 400-tonne steel frame now under construction. 

The Princess Royal Visits Leeds College of Building

During a recent visit to Leeds, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal toured Leeds College of Building’s state of the art £17 million education and training facility in the city’s South Bank area, before unveiling a plaque to commemorate the visit and formally opening the campus.

Work Starts On Leeds College of Building's New Campus

WORK is now underway on Leeds College of Building’s brand-new campus in the South Bank area of Leeds after the College appointed Clugston Construction as the main contractor on the £13 million development.

Green Light For New £13m College Campus In Leeds

LEEDS College of Building has secured planning permission for a new £13 million building on the city’s South Bank and work on the project is due to start imminently.


An innovative scheme spearheaded by Leeds College of Building has already enabled more than 29 unemployed and disadvantaged people from Yorkshire to pursue a career in the construction industry and over 100 more people are now hoping to start work as a result of the programme. 


Three students from Leeds College of Building have been recognised at the National BTEC Awards, with one civil engineering apprentice taking the coveted title of ‘BTEC Apprentice of the Year’.

Leeds College of Building Students Hit A Six At Thornbury Cricket Club

Thornbury Cricket Club has been bowled over by a group of students from Leeds College of Building who have built a brand new storage unit for the club.


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