Entries by Matt Hamnett

Temporary Closure of Vernon Road

23 October to 4 December Essential work will take place on Vernon Road to extend the district heating main to the new Nexus building. This work is part of the two-year, £38m investment scheme to construct Nexus; our new, sector-leading innovation and enterprise centre. The work means there will be no access to the Multi-Storey […]

Temporary Closure of Cromer Terrace

2 October – 10 January 2018 Essential cabling works will take place along Cromer Terrace in order to lay new infrastructure for the University. This work will help strengthen the University power capabilities and provide essential networking cabling for IT systems. The works are being split into two phases to minimise disruption: During this time, […]

Gas supply closure

The gas supply to the buildings listed below will be turned off from 10 August whilst Northern Gas Networks carry out the new connection to our main incoming gas meter in EC Stoner. Garstang Building Irene Manton Building IT Services Roger Stevens Building Maths/Earth & Environment L C Miall Building Astbury Building E C Stoner […]

New home for Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre

The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre has been re-located to a new home in a prominent location on campus, 17 Blenheim Terrace. As part of a two–phase move, the majority of the team previously based on Fenton Street have now been relocated. The Fenton Street office is set to be demolished later this year as part […]

Campus Developments in 2016

As the year draws to an end we take a look back on how campus has changed in the space of just 12 months. The development of our estate and infrastructure remains a key factor in the University‘s ability to achieve its strategic goals. This sustained period of change and improvement is enabling us to […]

Creating the best University landscape

Significant work has taken place to devise the University’s Landscape Masterplan. This plan presents recommendations and explores opportunities for the University to create a cohesive, inclusive and high quality public realm over the next 15 years. It will complement the historic University campus, and existing context whilst helping us to sustainably meet the needs of […]

VIDEO: Lecture theatre projects complete

Three of our lecture theatres have undergone an innovative transformation and have now opened their doors for teaching.  The pilot programme encompassed three, tiered lecture theatres in key locations across campus, upgrading teaching space to a new set of standards which seeks to improve collaborative and technologically enabled experiences for staff and students alike. Find […]