Lift Disruption: Steele (3)

6 Apr 2023

There will be a disruption to the lifts, lift machine room (305b), and the surrounding areas within Steele Building (3) at St. Lucia, whilst the lift and its associated infrastructure are upgraded. 

A laydown area for the lift contractor will also be located within the Great Court to facilitate the works.


For staff and students who require lift access, an alternative entry is available via the GCI lift (entered via the accessibility ramp off Staff House Road). If assistance is required, please contact UQ Security on 3365 1234. 

Temporary signage will be arranged to assist with alternative access using the GCI lift.

Affected areas

  • Steele Building (3) Lift 14, Lift machine room (305b), portions of hallway areas immediately adjacent the lift doors on all floors
  • Contractors site laydown area within Great Court, adjacent the entry to Steele (3)
  • Loading Zone- Staff House Road


  • Start: Wednesday 5 April 2023
  • Finish: Wednesday 6 September 2023 
  • Times: 6.00am to 5.00pm

Work details

Lift No.14 within the Steele Building will be unavailable for the duration of the works. The works will include removal and replacement of lift with a new modern lift, as well as the upgrade to associated lift infrastructure within the lift machine room.

Project details

Lift Modernisation Program- as part of P&F Asset Replacement Program

UQ Property and Facilities kindly request your cooperation whilst we complete this important lift modernisation, improving reliability of the lift and accessibility to Steele Building.


David Muir-McCarey, Project Manager (Infrastructure):

Sarah Selth, Project Manager (External- Turner & Townsend):

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

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