Next Steps

A Joint Schools’ Space Development Group has been constituted to, amongst other things; oversee the implementation of Capital and Minor Works Projects for the Schools, forming recommendations for the Councils of the Schools about progress and scheduling based on academic priorities. The following projects and other items are now ongoing:

School       Projects Progress (to February 2019)
Arts & Humanities  Minor Works: Art & Humanities Optimisation (Phase 1 – English Faculty Building/Raised Faculty Building)

Feasibility study complete September 2018

Arts & Humanities Minor Works: Arts & Humanities Optimisation (Phase 2 – Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Classics, Divinity)  
Arts & Humanities Capital Project: New Build North-West corner plot F2 (Music etc.)  
Humanities & Social Sciences and University Library Minor Works: University Library/Humanities & Social Sciences Seeley/Stirling refurbishment/ optimisation/library consolidation

Seeley library consolidation Phase 1 complete; Phase 2 in progress

Humanities & Social Sciences Capital Project: Austin Robinson/New Build South-West corner plot A1 (Economics/History) Feasibility study in progress
Humanities & Social Sciences Capital Project: Refurbishment and re-purposing of Stirling building  
University's Programme Board for Educational Space, Arts & Humanities and Humanities & Social Sciences Capital Project: Sidgwick Lecture Block refurbishment, incl. extension potentially for School Offices

Feasibility study complete December 2018

University's Programme Board for Educational Space Minor Works: Lady Mitchell Hall, Little Hall and David Williams Building (Law) lecture theatre upgrades

Potential works to Little Hall included in Lecture Block feasibility study

David Williams Building lecture theatre upgrades feasibility study in progress

The Space Development Group is also to:

  • Develop the incentives to encourage the best use of existing space and the mechanisms for enabling change;
     
  • Support fundraising for development of the Schools’ accommodation.