Therapies Annexe (84A) lift construction works

5 Dec 2019

There will be construction works occurring to the lift numbers 86 and 87 in the Therapies Annexe (84A) to facilitate lift removal and upgrade.  Lift 87 will be undertaken first to ensure that one Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) compliant lift is operational throughout the process. Once both lifts will be DDA compliant.


Lift number 87

  • Start:  13 January 2020
  • Finish: 18 March 2020

Lift number 86

  • Start:  19 March 2020
  • Finish: 12 June 2020

Affected areas

  • all levels of the Therapies Annexe, including the machine room, will be affected during the works
  • as the lifts will be worked on one at a time, access for UQ staff, students and visitors will be via the working lift.
  • some delays may occur to lift call times due to reduction in operating lifts.
  • all waste removal, site storage and material movements will occur outside business hours  and no materials will be stored outside plant rooms, lift lobbies, public areas or fire escape stairs.
Lift 87 works to be completed first
Location of lift number 87

Work details 

  • replacement of controllers and machines
  • refurbishment of lift cars
  • replacement of car and hall fixtures
  • upgrade of car and hoist way door running equipment
  • air conditioning of machine room and associated works.

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.

Site compound
 Location of site compound until the 31 January 2020
site compound
Locatinon of site compound from 1 February 2020


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.