Archive for the ‘Estates’ Category

Bath Spa train station weekend closures from 8 Apr

During the Easter period (8-23 April) Network Rail will be undertaking rail improvement work in the Bath area impacting on the ability of GWR to operate the usual train service.

Happy retirement to Phil Auger

In his 10 years as Energy Engineer at the University, he has played a key part in cutting our carbon footprint by 16% (despite the enormous growth in our estate) and has helped save £1.5 million on our energy bills.

Building update: Polden accommodation

Preparation works for the Polden accommodation block are now well underway.

Busy first week at City Learning Commons

Our new Learning Commons & Cafe at The Virgil Building received 1,700 visits in its opening week

Marking start of construction on Polden

Vice-Chancellor cuts the first turf to mark the beginning of work on our new accommodation building

City Learning Commons & café open

Modern study spaces, an IT suite and training rooms are all up & running at The Virgil Building

West car park closure: 11-12 Feb

On Sunday 12 February there's a ‘Relish running event’ taking place on campus.

Medical Centre car park closure: Mon 23 Jan

Please don't use the Medical Centre car park on Monday as the area at the front of the building is being resurfaced. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Building Control Awards for quality of 10W

We were delighted to learn that both the architect and builders of our 10 West building have received Bath & North East Somerset Council Building Control Award 2016 Awards.

Funeral details for Peter Brown, former Landscape Manager

Peter’s funeral will be held at 11am on Friday 27 January 2017 at Kingswood Remembrance Park in Bristol; former colleagues are welcome to attend.

18 Manvers Street project update: Dec 2016

Our refurbishment works continue to progress well down in the City.

Paddington Station, London: Christmas closure

There will be a six-day closure from 24 December to allow for electrification and Crossrail works Paddington Station.

Chris Holley retires after 40 years of service

To say farewell and thank you to Chris Holley, the University’s Telecoms Manager, Estates will be hosting a leaving do on Monday 19 December from 4pm in the Claverton Rooms.

Section of Underdeck closes for environmental clean

The environmental clean starts on Friday 9 December and we will post a new message once the works are complete.

Temporary loss of some motorcycle parking: 6-16 Dec

There is temporary parking for motorcycles opposite the west doors to 4ES.

Gritting arrangements on campus in icy conditions

In icy weather conditions, the University is committed to ensuring that major roads and footpaths across campus are accessible, as far as is practicable.

Entrance road to Medical Centre closed: 28 Nov - 2 Dec

Pedestrian access will still be possible from North Road for the duration of the works.

East overflow car park resurfaced for safe winter parking

The East overflow car park is available for all permit holders to use; access can be gained via the East extension car park.

18 Manvers Street project update: Oct 2016

Our refurbishment works continue to progress well down in the City.

Fire! Fire! How we got our lake

The initial proposal for a lake on campus was rejected on the grounds that no money was available for the provision of such a ‘decorative’ feature.