Estates News Blog

Celebrations of awards and staff achievements. Human interest and project stories related to Estates
New Plantings Outside Astley Clarke Increase Biodiversity on Site

New Plantings Outside Astley Clarke Increase Biodiversity on Site

Posted by kab14 at Nov 11, 2015 03:30 PM |

Replacement of aged cherry trees with fastigiate oaks a holly hedge and flowering and foliage plants.

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Success for University Projects at the LJCC Craftmanship Awards

Success for University Projects at the LJCC Craftmanship Awards

Posted by kab14 at Oct 06, 2015 10:55 AM |

LJCC craftsmanship awards for recent UoL projects, Attenborough Flues, Brookfield Post Graduate Teaching Centre, George Porter reception and Stamford House wood paneling

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Graduation Week: The Role of Estates

Graduation Week: The Role of Estates

Posted by kab14 at Sep 25, 2015 04:30 PM |

How portering, maintenance, gardens, security, chaffeurs and interiors staff all work together to support graduation

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SALIX Recognition for University of Leicester

SALIX Recognition for University of Leicester

Posted by kab14 at Sep 25, 2015 04:20 PM |

Sustainability, SALIX, new energy saving projects, revolving green fund.

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An Exciting New Facility for Engineering

An Exciting New Facility for Engineering

Posted by kab14 at Sep 21, 2015 04:55 PM |

Estates work with Chinese experts to install a specialist high temperature casting facility in Engineering

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Estates Win the RACS 2015 Partnership Award

Estates Win the RACS 2015 Partnership Award

Posted by kab14 at Jul 01, 2015 10:15 AM |

Estates selected by Residential and Commercial Services (RACS) 2015 Excellence Awards as their Partner of the Year.

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Brookfield Staff Raise £126 for Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital

Brookfield Staff Raise £126 for Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital

Posted by kab14 at Jun 10, 2015 09:40 AM |

Staff at Brookfield Campus pulled together to raise money for the Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital as part of a joint student union and university Sustainability Festival

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Opening up the route to Victoria Park

Opening up the route to Victoria Park

Posted by kab14 at May 22, 2015 02:30 PM |

Removal of the railings to open the link from Victoria Park to the University. Creation of an attractive open space with benches to sit on. Widening the road around the Attenborough Tower.

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Mark Heggs Finalist in ICWCI Building Quality Awards 2015

Mark Heggs Finalist in ICWCI Building Quality Awards 2015

Posted by kab14 at Apr 27, 2015 10:05 AM |

Mark Heggs from Estates Development Team was a finalist in the Institute of Clerks of Works, ICWCI, Building Quality Awards 2015

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The Re-Interment of Richard III  - A View from the Side

The Re-Interment of Richard III - A View from the Side

Posted by kab14 at Mar 30, 2015 09:35 AM |

The roles of Estates operational and interiors teams in the highly successful University events to mark the re-interment of King Richard III

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Dress Down Friday for Comic Relief

Dress Down Friday for Comic Relief

Posted by kab14 at Mar 13, 2015 05:15 PM |

Staff in Estates actually paid money to look like this

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The Big 666 Challenge for Comic Relief

The Big 666 Challenge for Comic Relief

Posted by kab14 at Mar 13, 2015 03:55 PM |

Four intrepid fellows from Estates Chris, Chris, Simon and Phil undertook the 666 challenge in aid of comic relief on Friday 13 March 2015

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The Great Bake Off Raises £438.58 for Comic Relief

The Great Bake Off Raises £438.58 for Comic Relief

Posted by kab14 at Mar 13, 2015 03:35 PM |

Staff from Estates and HR baked a large number of cakes and savouries for Comic Relief. In the bake off competition judged by the Director of Estates and Director of HR

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New Scuplture Gallery Groundbreaking Ceremony

New Scuplture Gallery Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted by kab14 at Feb 17, 2015 11:55 AM |

Michael Attenborough attends at the ceremony for the new extension to the Richard Attenborough Centre

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Farewell to Barbara Wright

Farewell to Barbara Wright

Posted by kab14 at Feb 11, 2015 04:40 PM |

Large turnout to say farewell to Estates Departmental Administrator, Barbara Wright after more than 20 years at the University

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Lock up your bike and help us reduce crime on campus

Lock up your bike and help us reduce crime on campus

Posted by kab14 at Feb 05, 2015 11:00 AM |

The University of Leicester Security Team Annual Report 2013/14 tells us that 38.4% of all reported crime at the University is cycle theft

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Furniture re-use scheme saves University £86,878 in 2014

Furniture re-use scheme saves University £86,878 in 2014

Posted by kab14 at Feb 04, 2015 11:05 AM |

The Estates Interiors Team operate a furniture re-use scheme which saves the University money and cuts carbon emissions and demonstrates sustainability

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Estates Christmas Raffle raises £215 for Cancer Research UK

Estates Christmas Raffle raises £215 for Cancer Research UK

Posted by kab14 at Jan 07, 2015 11:30 AM |

Christmas Raffle raises money for Cancer Research UK

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Christmas Tree Lights

Christmas Tree Lights

Posted by kab14 at Dec 23, 2014 01:05 PM |

Christmas tree lights at University of Leicester

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Dress Down Friday for Children in Need

Dress Down Friday for Children in Need

Posted by kab14 at Nov 19, 2014 02:20 PM |

Estates staff wear casuals to raise £148 fro Children in Need

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