Campus investments

Project details

  • phase 1: opened September 2013
  • phase 2: September 2014
  • phase 3: September 2015
  • value: £22m.

1 West refurbishment

1 West is a key academic building located in the middle of the central parade that runs through our campus.

This major refurbishment aims to retain the building's original character while providing increased high quality learning and research space and improved environmental performance.

The £22m project consists of three phases which will see the addition of new learning facilities, computer laboratories, research facilities and offices.

Phase 1
A three-storey extension to provide learning space and office accommodation. Completed in September 2013.
Phase 2
The refurbishment of the core of the existing building. Scheduled for completion in September 2014.
Phase 3
The refurbishment of the building’s façade and areas immediately behind it. Scheduled for completion in September 2015.

Project updates

November 2013

Demolition work and controlled asbestos removal work is ongoing. Completion is scheduled for February 2014.

September 2013

Phase 1 of the project is now complete.

June 2013

A topping out ceremony was held to mark the completion of the main construction work for the first phase of refurbishments.