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.

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: Friday, 4 August 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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