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Campus Development: The Week Ahead

The Estates Directorate will do everything possible to manage the impact of works and we hope that they do not cause you too much inconvenience. If you have any comments regarding noise, please contact us on ext.5005 or email estates@qub.ac.uk.

The path leading to the McClay Library
27 May 2024
Main Site, Elmwood Avenue, PEC and Titanic Quarter

Major Works projects and Minor Works projects will be taking place this week. Major Works projects include the new Seamus Heaney Centre. Minor Works projects include work at Lanyon façade, Lanyon South, 63 University Road, PEC, Elmwood Avenue, 92 Lisburn Road, 6 College Park Ave, Peter Froggatt Centre, Maths & Physics Teaching Centre and Main Site Tower. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    NEW SEAMUS HEANEY CENTRE (38 – 40 UNIVERSITY RD & 3 MOUNT CHARLES)

    • Contractor’s compound located at the end of Mount Charles and adjacent to University Road. (Refer to attached drawing). Hoarding in place on University Street. Works are due to be complete by late May 2024.
    • Pedestrian Access route through Mount Charles running alongside numbers 2 and 4 Mount Charles.
    • Anticipated minor alterations to site hoarding to facilitate closing out of external landscaping works. Refer to temporary signage in place.

    Possible Impact: Restrictions to parking and pedestrian footpaths in place.

    • External works and extension of compound area.

    Possible Impact:  Small reduction in the number of car parking spaces available in Mount Charles.  Noise and vibration from construction works.

    • Contractor deliveries to site.

    Possible Impact: Site access is being manned by Contractor’s staff overseeing deliveries. Some disruption may be likely due to materials being delivered to site. Some noise and vibration from manoeuvring machines.

    • Refurbishment works.

    Possible Impact:  Some noise and vibration from the refurbishment including installing partitions, external window works and fitting building services.

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

    LANYON SOUTH - ROOM 0G.049

    • Heating plant upgrade which is due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Some noise and possible dust.

    63 UNIVERSITY ROAD - OFFICE 0G.002

    • Refurbishment of existing office to increase workstation spaces for staff within Research Strategy & Engagement. The works include IS cabling and power, painting, and lighting. Works are due to be completed by the middle of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. Staff working from home during the works.

    MAIN SITE TOWER – 4th FLOOR KITCHEN

    • 4th Floor kitchen conversion, works are due to be completed by the end of May 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and disruption to 3rd floor kitchen area.

    PEC – OFFICE REFURB AND PAINTING OF GYM AREA

    • Office reconfiguration to upgrade existing workspaces and redecoration of the gym area. The works include painting, flooring, erection of glazed screen to form office and replacement of several fire doors. Works are due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. The office staff will be decanted for a period of time to complete the more disruptive work elements and certain areas of the gym will be segregated to allow progression of works during normal operation.

    REMEDIAL WORKS TO BOUNDARY WALL ON ELMWOOD AVENUE ADJACENT TO ELMWOOD BUILDING (GEOGRAPHY SCHOOL)

    The project will replace existing historical brickwork, copings and railings to match the existing listed boundary wall, making good a temporary opening formed during the delivery of the Student Centre (One Elmwood) project.

    Pedestrian access along Elmwood Avenue past the Elmwood Building will be temporarily diverted during the works and the current temporary access route from Elmwood Avenue to the Geography School will be inaccessible – see attached drawing – an alternative pedestrian route is available via the rear of the new Student Centre behind Elmwood Learning and Teaching Centre to the Elmwood Building.

    The works are programmed for completion in the first week of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Restrictions to parking and pedestrian footpaths in place.

    • External works and extension of compound area.

    Possible Impact: Small reduction in the number of car parking spaces available in Elmwood Avenue.  Noise and vibration from construction works.

    • Contractor deliveries to site.
    • Contractor temporary compound.

    LANYON BUILDING FAÇADE LIGHTING UPGRADE

    • Replacement of existing lighting. Works are due to be completed by early June 2024.

    Possible Impact:  Increased activity, noise, personnel movement and delivery of materials.

    PEC – POWER & DATA FOR NEW GYM EQUIPMENT, FIRST FLOOR GYM AREA

    • Installation of containment and data cabling through ground floor into first floor for new outlets within gym. Works are due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement, and delivery of materials. The office staff will be decanted for a period to complete the more disruptive work elements and certain areas of the gym will be segregated to allow progression of works during normal operation.

    92 LISBURN ROAD

    • Internal refurb work on all four floors.  Works are due to be completed in late June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and construction workers in the areas.

    6 COLLEGE PARK AVE

    • Internal refurbishment works to existing offices 0G037 and 0G040.  Works are due to be completed in late June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and construction workers in the areas.

    PETER FROGGATT CENTRE – 2nd FLOOR

    • Internal refurbishment works to toilets, corridors and lecture rooms 02/026, 02/018, 02/025, 02/017 and 02/011. Works are due to be completed early June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Construction workers in the areas.

    MATHS & PHYSICS TEACHING CENTRE - OFFICE REFURBISHMENTS 01.016 & 02.013

    • Office enlargement and reconfiguration to increase existing workspace. The works include minor demolition, structural alterations, painting, flooring, installation of glazed screen, new doors, data alterations, M+E alterations, replacement of lights, disconnection & reinstating of AV outlets and trend sensors etc. Works are due to be completed by the end of July 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. The office staff will be decanted for the duration of works, segregation has been erected and dust protection put in main lab area. Access and delivery routes within the building agreed to minimise disruption to staff and students in communal areas.

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27 May 2024
Health Sciences and Royal Victoria Hospital Campuses

No Major Works projects will be taking place this week. Minor Works projects will be taking place this week. Minor Works projects include work at Clinical Science A (RVH) and Whitla Medical Building. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    No Major Works are currently planned.

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

    RVH - CLINICAL SCIENCE A, GROUND TO SECOND FLOOR CORRIDORS

    • New audio-visual cabling to be installed between Ground and Second Floor lecture theatres. Work is due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Access within corridors partially obstructed and low noise.

    WHITLA MEDICAL BUILDING – 2nd FLOOR STAFF KITCHEN

    • Internal refurb works to be completed in late May 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and construction workers in the area.

David Keir Building
27 May 2024
Keir, Lennoxvale, BT9 and Malone Playing Fields

No Major Works projects will be taking place this week. Minor Works projects will be taking place this week. Minor Works projects include work in the David Keir Building (DKB), School of Biological Sciences, 5A Lennoxvale, BT9 Willow Walk and 13 Stranmillis Road. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    No Major Works are currently planned.

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

    DKB - SERVICE DUCT ACCESS HATCHES

    • Work progresses on the installation of additional access hatches to the service ducts above the corridors. Work should be completed by the end of May 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity in the area, dust, noise, vibration and pedestrian diversions.

    SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES – EXPANSION OF MASS SPECTROMETER ROOM

    • New mass spectrometer service stations to be installed. Work is due to be completed by the end of July 2024.

    Possible Impact: Some noise and possible dust.

    DKB - LEVEL 1 WING

    • Refurbishment of existing lab and office spaces. Recommissioning of existing services, lab gas installations, LEV installations, upgrading of hub room, upgrading of existing I.S. cabling and power, painting, flooring and building works associated with lab alterations. Works will be undertaken in the following spaces 01.304, 01.305, 01.307, 01.308, 01.314, 01.317, 01.319, 01.320, 01.321, 01.322, 01.324, 01.327 and 01.329. Work is due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials.

    BT9 WILLOW WALK – COMMON ROOM REFURBISHMENT

    • Refurbishment of Common Room. Work is due to be completed in June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased parking and deliveries, noise and personnel movement. Segregation has been put in place around the work areas to safeguard staff and students.

    DKB - RENOVATION OF BASEMENT ROOM 0B.429B

    • Refurbishment of existing room. The works include plastering walls, painting and the installation of mechanical and electrical services. Works are due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials.

    DKB - RENOVATION OF ACADEMIC OFFICE 0G.415

    • Refurbishment of existing office. The works include plastering walls, installation of suspended ceiling grid and tiles, installation of vertical ceiling bulkhead, IS cabling and power, painting and lighting. Works are due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. Access will be required to adjoining rooms so end users will be consulted for the duration of works to agree access arrangements.

    5A LENNOXVALE 

    • Refurbishment works to facilitate IS workshop relocation. The works include demolition and structural works to support building reconfiguration, fire protection works, IS cabling, power, painting, flooring, lighting, bathroom upgrade and installation of roller shutter. Works are due to be completed by the end of June 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. There will be disruption to the car park as a number of parking spaces will be closed off to allow the contractor to form their site compound.

    DKB – INTERNAL COURTYARD 

    • Repairs to Fire escape. Work is due to be completed by the end of July 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and construction workers in the area.

    13 STRANMILLIS ROAD

    • Repairs to the building. Work is due to be completed by the end of July 2024.

    Possible Impact: Noise from power tools and construction workers in the area.

    DKB LG.323, LG.447 & 01.416 – CCE COMPUTER SUITE REFURBISHMENT

    • Strip out of existing office and creation of new post graduate computer suite space in LG.323, upgrade of existing tea point/canteen LG.477 and refurbishment of existing computer suite. The works include minor demolition, installation of work benches, painting, flooring, new doors, data and power alterations, replacement of lights, restoration of parquet flooring and fire protection works etc. Works are due to be completed by the end of August 2024.

    Possible Impact: Increased activity, dust, noise, vibration, personnel movement and delivery of materials. The areas will be decanted and work areas segregated for the duration of works. Postgraduates to be decanted from 01.416 to LG.323 as soon as this space is handed over and in operation.