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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.1033 or email estates@qub.ac.uk.

The path leading to the McClay Library

20 January 2020

Main Site and Elmwood Avenue

Work has commenced on the demolition of the former Students Union Building. Major work continues on the McClay Library Refurbishment Phase 3. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    STUDENTS CENTRE

    • Demolition of the former Students Union building has commenced.

    Possible impact: Noise and vibration arising from the works. Construction vehicles will be accompanied by banks person whilst on University property. Access to the Students Union – Elmwood from Elmwood Avenue will be via the gates in front of the Geography Building. Access to the Fitzwilliam Street car park will be relocated to the Lisburn Road end. For more information refer to attached drawing.

     

    MCCLAY LIBRARY REFURBISHMENT PHASE 3 

    • Contractor's Compound.  

    Possible Impact: Pedestrians and vehicle access routes are now re-opened. Some containers remain which will have limited effect on parking spaces.

    • Works in McClay Library first floor.

    Possible Impact: There may be some noise from the construction works adjacent to Special Collections.

     

     

     

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

     There are currently no projects on site.

     

     

     

     

20 January 2020

Health Sciences Campus

Major work commences on MHLS Simulation Centre phase 2. Minor work continues on MBC Quiet Rooms and Student Kitchen. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    MHLS SIMULATION CENTRE PHASE 2  

    Possible Impact: Restricted parking in place as a section of the south east wing car park for the contractor’s compound. Some noise and vibration from manoeuvring machines and pneumatic tools and hammers.

    • Contractor deliveries to site.

    Possible Impact: Site access is being manned by Contractor’s staff overseeing deliveries. Some noise and vibration from manoeuvring machines.

    • Demolition of existing walls and removal of existing services.

    Possible Impact: Some noise and vibration from power tools and hammers.

     

    Phase 2 Faculty Simulation Centre Site Plan.

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

    MBC QUIET ROOMS AND STUDENT KITCHEN

    • Ground Floor South and Ground Floor North - new kitchen facilities for students, Quiet and Nursing rooms.

    Possible Impact: Minimal disruption due to noise generated by the works. Works are planned for completion by the end of January 2020.

David Keir Building

20 January 2020

Keir/Ashby/Lennoxvale/Riddel Hall

Major work continues at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in Ashby. Minor works continue on School of Biological Sciences. For more information, please see the drop-down menus below.

  • Major Projects

    MAE REFURBISHMENT, ASHBY

    • Conversion of wind speed tunnel laboratory into a teaching laboratory, splitting of mixed use research space into two laboratories. Works are planned for completion by the end of February 2020.

    Possible Impact: Contractors compound will be located in the yard behind Ashby Lab Block. Some minor disruption due to noise and vibration. No access to rooms.

  • Minor Works and Planned Maintenance

    SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, CHLORINE GARDENS

    • Various electrical projects in progress, Levels LG/0G/01. Works are planned for completion by the end of January 2020.

    Possible Impact: Low level noise.