Building access

Updated 4 May 2021

The information below provides details on the re-opening status of campus buildings. There is still limited access to buildings on campus and until further notice, please continue with your current working, teaching and research arrangements and remember to follow the hands, face, space guidelines.

This page will be updated on a regular basis.

Which buildings can be accessed?

Follow the links below to find information on the current access status of our buildings:

Feedback on access to buildings

We are using Microsoft Forms to capture and consider feedback on access to buildings. Please use this form, rather than email, to share any comments and questions you have relating to re-opening. Whilst we will not be able to respond to individual questions using this mechanism, your feedback will help to shape the process and future communications.

The information below is up to date at the time of publication.


Buildings open or reopening shortly

The information below shows the buildings that are currently open or due to reopen.

  • Baines Wing. Access for designated groups only
  • Brotherton Library
  • Brownlee Centre and Cycle Circuit
  • Charles Thackrah
  • Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry West, Ground Floor – Student Counselling and Disability Support
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clarendon Building
  • Clothworkers’ Building Central
  • Clothworkers Building South
  • Edward Boyle Library. Access for students to click-and-collect and booked study
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Emmanuel Centre
  • Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies
  • Food Sciences open with controlled access
  • Green Room in the Conference Auditorium
  • Parkinson Building (Parkinson Court and Level 2 teaching space only)
  • LC Miall open with controlled access.
  • Leeds University Union
  • Maths/Earth and Environment open with controlled access.
  • Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building. Ground floor unlocked only for Student Centre
  • Maurice Keyworth Building
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Michael Sadler Building
  • Newlyn Building
  • PCI and stage@leeds
  • School of Music and Clothworkers’ Centenary Concert Hall open with controlled access
  • Social Sciences Building – IT Cluster
  • Sports Park Weetwood
  • The Edge
  • The Refectory
  • The Laidlaw Library. Access for booked student study space
  • Willow Terrace Labs open with controlled access.
  • Worsley Building. Access for designated groups only
  • Workshop Theatre open with controlled access

Buildings locked – no access

  • Blenheim Terrace 11
  • Botany House
  • Cavendish Road 3 – 9
  • Clarendon Place 16
  • Clarendon Place 29
  • Clarendon Place 31
  • Conference Auditorium
  • Cromer Terrace Gymnasium
  • Fairburn House – main building
  • Hillary Place 5 – 9
  • Hopewell House
  • Hyde Terrace 30/32
  • Institute for Transport Studies
  • Jerusalem Chapel
  • Liberty Building
  • Lifton Place 5 – 7, 43 -45 University Road
  • Lifton Villas, 1 – 3 Lifton Place
  • Lyddon Terrace 18
  • Michael Marks Building
  • Priestley Building
  • Roger Stevens, access to FBS areas and Geography Stores only
  • Selside Outdoor Centre
  • Social Sciences – excluding IT Cluster
  • Springfield Mount 17
  • Western Campus Lecture Theatre Building
  • Woodhouse Lane 169a

Buildings locked – approved access only

  • Astbury Building
  • Blenheim Terrace, 18
  • Chemistry West
  • Clothworkers Building Link
  • Clothworkers Building North
  • Cloth Hall Court
  • EC Stoner
  • Energy Building
  • Facilities Directorate
  • Garstang
  • Garstang Building North – Geography
  • Garstang North – FBS Bio Incubator
  • Irene Manton
  • IT Services
  • LIGHT Building
  • Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building
  • Nexus
  • Psychology
  • Physics Research Deck
  • Wellcome Trust Brenner Building
  • William Tweddle Clinical Sciences Building
  • University Road 28
  • Weetwood Workshops
  • Willow Terrace 05, 07, 09
  • Woodhouse Lane 175 / 177

Buildings to remain closed

Some of the older and smaller buildings on campus, particularly some of the terraced houses, are harder to make covid-secure. Therefore, with the safety of staff and students a priority, the buildings listed below will remain closed for the foreseeable future. This list will be reviewed on a regular basis if Government safety guidelines change.

  • Beech Grove House
  • Beech Grove Terrace 18
  • Blenheim Terrace 09, 11-14, 17, 18
  • Botany House (13-15 Beech Grove Terrace)
  • Cancer Genetics Building
  • Cemetery Lodge
  • Cavendish Road 03, 05, 07, 09
  • Clarendon Place 10, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, 29, 31
  • Cromer Terrace 05, 07, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 25, 27, 29, 31
  • Crossroads Farm – Main House
  • English Building
  • Esther Simpson Building
  • Hyde Terrace 30/32 & 48/52 Clarendon Road
  • Jerusalem Chapel
  • Lifton Place 04 (33 Clarendon Place)
  • Lyddon Terrace 07, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 31
  • Lifton Place 5-7
  • Lifton Villas, Lifton Place 01-03 (36 Lyddon Terrace/47 University Road)
  • Mount Preston Street 28a
  • North Hill Road 10
  • N M R Building
  • Physical Education (Pennine Hut Selside Horton in Ribblesdale)
  • Priestley Building
  • Queen Street Leeds 21
  • School of Education (5-9 Hillary Place)
  • Sir William Henry Bragg Building
  • Springfield Mount 04 and 17
  • St Georges Chapel
  • St Wilfred’s Chapel
  • Trinity St Davids Church
  • Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research
  • Woodhouse Lane 155/157, 171