continuing on the atrium, staircase and lifts which you can see in new
photographs which have been added to the image gallery. The concrete for
the path leading to the new south entrance has been cast. This whole area
is due to be handed over in early May.
on the ground floor where the new gallery and exhibition space will be located
is continuing. The existing floor has been removed in preparation for
laying the new floor next week.This area is expected to be handed over mid June.
·There has been a
short delay to the completion of the 2nd floor of the tower. This
area should now be handed over the week beginning 14 April. This floor
contains the new postgraduate research lounge, the law books, PC desks and soft
seating as well as an information point.
research lounge is intended for the exclusive use of research students, and
door access will be controlled. It contains some 70 study spaces, mostly
formal desks, 24 of which have fixed PCs. All spaces have individual
power sockets and access to the wireless network. There are also
dedicated printing, photocopying and scanning facilities, large pigeon holes
for temporary storage of belongings, and a notice board for student use.
As in all parts of the building above the ground floor, cold bottled drinks
only are permitted in this area.
When’s it happening?
floor is due to open in the middle of April