Work to start on Integrated Campus for Engineering and Physical Sciences

Work on the construction of the new £96m development will begin on 20 March. Find out more about the project and how the work could affect your access to and from Engineering.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences development is the biggest single investment ever made in campus and is part of our £520m campus plan to help secure our position as one of the UK’s top ten research universities.

The new development will bring together research and teaching across Engineering and Physical Sciences, to inspire new ways of working across disciplines, strengthen industry collaboration and support world-class student education.

The investment will provide new homes for the Schools of Computing and Physics & Astronomy and will include specialised teaching spaces.  It will be the hub for our new Bragg Centre, providing facilities and expertise to support multidisciplinary materials research involving physicists, chemists, biologists and engineers. The development will also integrate world-leading research in robotics and Information, Communication and Technology (ICT).

Phase one of the project will see the demolition of the former Estates Building and the Old Boiler House, which are located near the Old Mining building on Woodhouse Lane. Installation of hoardings may affect your current route to and from buildings. There will also be some noise disturbance as work gets underway. Staff, students and visitors are advised to plan their route as site hoarding will be in place and access routes will change.

Download a map of access routes.

For more information, see the Campus Developments website.

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