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Closure of Leazes Road Study Space 

As the School of Education is relocating to the Confluence Building on Lower Mountjoy, Leazes Road Study Space will permanently close at 6pm on Friday 2 June 2023. 

Alternative study spaces are available across our other sites, and our continued support is available in-person at Bill Bryson Library and ISC Library, Stockton, and online through our Virtual Enquiry Desk, Ask DULib.

Located within the main School of Education building, Leazes Road Study Space provides additional study facilities that are conveniently located for those living in the Gilesgate area and members of Hild Bede College. 

This is usually an unstaffed space. For any library queries during your visit, please contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk.

Opening Times and Contact Details

  • Monday - Friday between 8.30am-6pm
  • Closed Bank Holidays 

Leazes Road Library  
School of Education  
Durham University  
Leazes Road  
DH1 1TA  
United Kingdom 

Contact us by email or online chat via Ask DULib  

Using Leazes Road Study Space

Contact us through our enhanced virtual enquiry desk, Ask DULib. Search our FAQs, email us, or chat with a librarian. 
Ask DULib is available to all students, staff and users.

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Leazes Road Study Space
School of Education  
Durham University  
Leazes Road  
DH1 1TA  
United Kingdom  

Please note there is no visitor parking, except for disabled parking bays near the entrance.  

The University welcomes the use of face coverings in shared indoor spaces on campus. Details of all our safety measures can be found on our Visiting our Buildings guide.

If you are feeling unwell, please stay at home and try to avoid contact with people. Please visit the University webpages for more details.

Access to the Study Space is from the ground floor of the School of Education building. There are two disabled parking bays and an access ramp at the front of the building.  

Spaces are available on a first come, drop-in basis.

If you wish to book a study space, we have a range of bookable study spaces available at Bill Bryson Library - visit our Study Spaces guide for more information.

Lidded drinks are allowed throughout the building. Please note, no food should be consumed inside this study space.

Vending machines are available with a selection of hot and cold drinks and snacks in the Department of Education foyer, as well as a comfortable eating area.