DMU Heritage

DMU can trace its roots back to 1870, when it was originally founded as the Leicester School of Art. We've changed a lot since then but we hope these pictures might shed new light on the university's heritage and maybe even jog some memories!
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De Montfort University MA Architecture students researched medieval building methods to re-create the Church of the Annunciation, which once stood on what is now DMU campus.

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses.

De Montfort University MA Architecture students re-created what the Church of the Annunciation would have looked like.

Today, all that remains of the Church of the Annunciation – where Richard III's body was put on display after the Battle of Bosworth – are two arches in DMU's Hawthorn Building.

De Montfort University's Heritage Centre is now open - see where Richard III's body lay after the Battle of Bosworth

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. View our degrees or book an Open Day online.

These arches - all that remains of the Church of the Annunciation - where Richard III's body lay after the Battle of Bosworth - are the centrepiece of the De Montfort University Heritage Centre

Hundreds of people flocked to DMU’s new Heritage Centre over the weekend to explore the university’s links with Richard III.

Recognise this? Here's what the ring road used to look like - you'll see the Magazine stranded on the left #DMUheritage #Leicester

DMU, Magazine and Southgates underpass Unrecognisable now, the buildings were demolished and the underpass (magnet for layabouts and junkies) closed off.

De Montfort University’s Heritage Centre is now open, showcasing the rich history that surrounds our campus and the story of the university.

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. View our degrees or book an Open Day online.

De Montfort University’s Heritage Centre is now open, showcasing the rich history that surrounds our campus and the story of the university.

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. View our degrees or book an Open Day online.

De Montfort University’s Heritage Centre is now open, showcasing the rich history that surrounds our campus and the story of the university.

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. View our degrees or book an Open Day online.

De Montfort University’s Heritage Centre is now open, showcasing the rich history that surrounds our campus and the story of the university.

De Montfort University in Leicester, UK offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate & research courses. View our degrees or book an Open Day online.

Julian Gould, a talented artist killed in World War 1, was a student at DMU's predecessor. Celebrating our past, present and future. #DMUheritage

Julian Gould, a talented artist killed in World War was a student at DMU's predecessor. Celebrating our past, present and future.


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