Brian Wilson Chancellery (61A) lift construction work

26 Jun 2019

There will be construction works occurring to the lifts in the Brian Wilson Chancellery (61A). These works will cause the lift to be out of service until completed. Occupants can use the lift via the JD Story Administration Building (61) until the works are complete.


  • Start: Monday 1 July 2019
  • Finish: Friday 30 August 2019
  • Times:  6pm to 6am

Work details

  • Lift removal and upgrade.
  • The majority of the works are planned to be completed out of hours, and safety hoarding will be in place during the day.
  • The lift replacement will take approximately 9 weeks to complete.
  • Lift 1 – 8 weeks + 1 week of commissioning and testing.
  • All works will be undertaken after hours 6pm to 6am

Access for UQ staff, students & visitors

  • During the lift works, lift access will be via the JD Story Building.
  • General access on each floor will not be affected.

Access for construction workers and materials

  • Access to level 1 plant room will be through the Café.
  • Access to level 2, base of lift shaft will be via the entry ramp to the building.
  • Access to level 5 will be via the lift in the JD Story Building.
  • All waste removal and material movements will occur after hours.


Brad Mortimer:  Construction Project Manager:

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