Priestley Building (67) and Building 69 refurbishment update

28 Feb 2019

28 February update

Stage 1 works at Priestly Building levels 1 and 3 and Building 69 level 3 are now complete. This involved the removal of all identified asbestos, demolition of existing space followed by full refurbishment of interiors, replacement of external glazing, installation of chilled water air-conditioning, removing the landing blockwork of the internal staircase and replacing with glazing, manufacture and installation of sun-hoods, construction of exam submission space, and repair of fretted facade blockwork and mortar.

Stage 2 is currently underway at Priestly level 2 foyer and levels 4 to 7, and Building 69 levels 6 to 8. It consists of the removal of all identified asbestos, demolition of existing space followed by full refurbishment of interiors, replacement of external glazing, installation of chilled water air-conditioning, removing the landing blockwork of the internal staircase and replacing with glazing, manufacture and installation of sun-hoods, and repair of fretted facade blockwork and mortar.

Priestley interior works
Priestley Building interior works

Overall project

There will be a refurbishment of the Priestley Building (67) levels 1 and 3, Building 69 level 3 and minor building works to the Priestley Building under-croft in St Lucia campus to allow development of teaching spaces.

Affected Areas

  • Priestley Building (67) level 2 foyer and levels 4 to 7
  • Building 69 level 6 to 8

When

  • Start: Monday 29 October 2018
  • Finish: Monday 30 December 2019
  • Times: 6am to 4pm

Contact

Steve Warfield, Construction Project Manager

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.

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