LEEDS CITY MUSEUM

Leeds City Museum, located in the ‘Cultural Quarter’ area around Millennium Square in the centre of the city, is a central hub for Leeds’ network of museums and cultural attractions. The Museum is part of a larger scheme which includes the new ‘Discovery Centre’, a museum collections building located in the Clarence Dock area of Leeds. The Museum is located in the refurbished Grade II* Listed Leeds Institute, an imposing mid-Victorian building designed by Cuthbert Brodrick.

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum

Leeds City Museum, located in the ‘Cultural Quarter’ area around Millennium Square in the centre of the city, is a central hub for Leeds’ network of museums and cultural attractions. The Museum is part of a larger scheme which includes the new ‘Discovery Centre’, a museum collections building located in the Clarence Dock area of Leeds. The Museum is located in the refurbished Grade II* Listed Leeds Institute, an imposing mid-Victorian building designed by Cuthbert Brodrick.

Under Austin-Smith:Lord, the original building underwent extensive repair, alteration and restoration to accommodate a range of state-of-the-art galleries, a museum shop, a café, conference/education suites and back of house facilities.

Austin-Smith:Lord has proved to be imaginative and sensitive

Martin Gresswell – Project Development Officer, Leeds City Council

LOCATION: LEEDS

CLIENT: LEEDS CITY COUNCIL

VALUE: £27M

COMPLETION: 2007
SERVICE: ARCHITECTURE, CONSERVATION, LANDSCAPE, INTERIORS
SECTOR: ARTS & CULTURE
CONTRACTOR: LAING O’ROURKE

LANDSCAPE: AUSTIN-SMITH:LORD
STRUCTURES: BURO HAPPOLD
SERVICES: BURO HAPPOLD
COST CONSULTANT: RIDGE