Major demolition work begins at De Montfort University

Major demolition work started at Leicester's De Montfort University today as part of a £90 million transformation.

Computer generated images of the new campus Credit: Leicester De Montfort University

Several buildings are being knocked down and replaced by a new complex housing the Fashion and Textiles, Art, and Design and Architecture departments.

The new buildings will be surrounded by open parkland Credit: Leicester De Montfort University

The new buildings will be surrounded by open parkland, creating a 'green lung' running through the heart of the campus.

A 'green lung' will run through the campus Credit: Leicester De Montfort University

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Major demolition work starts at Leicester De Montfort University

Major demolition work began today on a £90 million transformation of Leicester's De Montfort University.