Building 69 (69) lift construction works

5 Dec 2019

There will be construction works occurring to the lift number 47 in Building 69 to facilitate lift removal and upgrade.  


  • Start:  1 January 2020
  • Finish: 9 April 2020

Affected areas

  • The lift services levels 2-8 -  each of these levels as well as the lift motor room located on level 9
  • will be affected during the works. 
  • Access for UQ staff, students and visitors during the lift modernisation will be via the stairs or lifts in Building 67
  • Access will be via the main entrance to the building. 
  • All waste removal and material movements will occur outside business.

The  plans shows the laydown area outside the building, the hoardings to each level; and the access for construction workers and UQ staff, students and visitors.

Access plan
Access plan

Work details

  • Removal of existing lift and installation of new lift
  • Re-clad the doors on levels 2-4
  • Machine Room will be air conditioned.
  • The existing ventilation fan and louvres will be blocked off
  • The compressor will be located on the roof, adjacent to the machine room, with access from the Priestley Building 
  • Materials handling, waste removal, and site storage shall be coordinated to ensure the materials are not held outside plant rooms or in lift lobbies, public areas or fire escape stairs.


Fraser Stevenson  Project Manager:

Neil Annan  Site Manager:

  • call:0417 203 784

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