Maurice Shock

Maurice Shock
  • Opened in December 1977
  • Named after Sir Maurice Shock who served as a Vice Chancellor at Leicester from 1977-1987
  • Largest building on campus

Please note that access to this building is restricted to authorised persons only (staff and students of the University). All staff and students will need to present a current ID to portering staff to gain entry. All external visitors will need to sign into the building and where possible a list of these visitors should be provided to portering staff in advance of the event they are attending -

The fire alarms in MSB are tested every Wednesday at 1:45pm, unless there are exams taking place. In the event of a alarm at any other time, fire evacuation procedures must be adhered to in a prompt and safe manner.

Room CodeRoom TypeCapacityCOVID Secure CapacityLocationBooking Info
MSB LG43 Seminar Room 24 8 Lower Ground Floor Central
Meeting Room 1 Meeting Room 6
Ground Floor Resource Booker
Meeting Room 3 Meeting Room 4
Ground Floor Resource Booker
MSB G07B Seminar Room 12 6 Ground Floor Central
MSB G08 Seminar Room 24 8 Ground Floor Central
MSB G20 Meeting Room 16
Ground Floor Resource Booker
MSB G21A/B Meeting Room 12
Ground Floor Resource Booker
MSB G22/G23 Seminar Room 21
Ground Floor Central
MSB G24 Seminar Room 21
Ground Floor Central
MSB G25 Seminar Room 21 6 Ground Floor Central
MSB G26 Seminar Room 12 4 Ground Floor Central
MSB G26A Seminar Room
Ground Floor Central
MSB G62 Computer Room 40 40 Ground Floor Central
MSB LT1 Lecture Theatre 200 30 Ground/First Floor Central
MSB LT2 Lecture Theatre 124 30 First Floor Central
MSB 206 Seminar Room 32 11 Second Floor Central
MSB 206A Seminar Room 32 12 Second Floor Central
MSB 207 Seminar Room 24 8 Second Floor Central
MSB 208 Seminar Room 24 8 Second Floor Central
MSB 208A Seminar Room 24 8 Second Floor Central
MSB 257 Seminar Room 48 24 Second Floor Central

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Covid Secure Capacity Info

Please note, room capacities shown in the room layout to the left have been calculated following checks conducted by ECS and the Health and Safety team. In all cases, the figure quoted relates to student occupancy only. + 1 is allowed in each room ON TOP of the figure quoted for teaching staff. Capacity signs, displayed on doors indicate this.

Fire Evacuation Information

Fire safety information for staff, tutors and all room users - please familiarise yourself with the Safety Services "Fire Action Notice"

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