The Archive Building, University of Leeds/Marks and Spencer Ltd
The Archive Building is situated on the Western Campus at the University of Leeds, adjacent to the Liberty Building. The new insitu concrete building provides the University of Leeds and Marks & Spencer with modern repository spaces with a suitably controlled environment for their valuable stock.
18,500m² of modern mobile shelving accommodates the University’s most valuable books and magazines. The M&S archives containing historical photographs and films, unique textiles and historical papers are housed in the M&S ‘strong room’, which provides environmentally controlled storage. The retailer’s permanent exhibition is also housed here, along with exhibition spaces, a conference suite, reading rooms and offices.
The building is designed to the highest environmental standards to achieve U-values of 0.15w/m²k with an airtightness target of 3 m³/hm² at 50 Pa. The scheme achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.
Mark Brady [Roscoe MD] is an experienced engineer who was at the forefront of the engineering design at both the 35 storey Leeds Plaza and 37 storey GMS, Manchester. Their success and Mark's approach meant he became our preferred engineer.
Shepherd Construction Ltd
For more than 10 years I have found Mark [Brady, Roscoe MD] and his team to work extremely well within my design teams. This ability coupled with their high level of professionalism and expertise ensures that Mark’s team would always be a valued addition.
Head of Capital Development
University of Leeds
Mark Brady [Roscoe MD] became the Engineer of choice on all our projects (3-4 per year) and he never let us down. Mark would always be my first choice as Engineer and I would not hesitate in recommending him.
Regional Projects Director
We cannot speak highly enough of their pro-active ‘can do’ attitude, creativity and innovative approach to Development and Project Management. We are actively looking at opportunities of using Roscoe in all aspects of our business.
Head of Programmes
Royal Mail Property Group
We are delighted with Roscoe’s commitment and innovation in procurement and risk management. Their fresh approach has proved vital in Tesco achieving the optimum cost design balance of our exciting £85m New Addington development.
Tesco Stores Ltd
I have been impressed with the contribution from the team at Roscoe, they have demonstrated a professional and dedicated attitude to project management. Their input has been fundemental in the delivery of the first phase of the development.
Derby Riverlights Development LLP
I have found Roscoe to be very professional and pro-active in dealing with projects on behalf of the University and would not hesitate recommending this firm to any company.
Director of Estates
University of the Arts London