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Leeds Beckett appoints Galliford Try to build major new sports science facility

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Galliford Try has been awarded a major new contract to build a new state-of-the-art teaching and research building at Leeds Beckett University’s Headingley campus.

The £29.3m contract will see the creation of a new home for the Carnegie School of Sport, including dedicated research laboratories, hypoxic laboratory, health and wellbeing studio, an indoor rooftop sprint track for performance training and analysis, a roof walking track and terrace, enhanced strength and conditioning space and changing and recovery facilities.

In addition, there will be networking spaces for students, staff and visitors, a café, informal teaching space and learning support that will foster inter-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge sharing.

Cliff Wheatley, Managing Director for Galliford Try North East and Yorkshire, commented: “We are delighted to be working with Leeds Beckett on such a prestigious project. We have a proven track record in providing high-quality buildings for higher education and we look forward to working with the University to ensure that their students and staff have the world-class sports science facilities they demand.”

Professor Peter Slee, Vice-chancellor of Leeds Beckett University, said: “This £45m world-class facility will underline our global reputation for delivering high-impact sports teaching and research. It is part of a wider £200m programme of investment across our campuses which will further increase the positive contribution we make to our city region and beyond.”

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