Students Staff

15 April 2013

Preliminary work on new Student Centre underway

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Student Centre

Preliminary work has started to create an ‘acoustic screen’ on the east elevation of the existing Albert Sloman Library Building at our Colchester Campus, in preparation for building work to start on the new Student Centre and Library extension at the end of April 2013.

This major two-year project is at the heart of our commitment to offer excellence in education, by providing the best possible facilities to current and future Essex students. The project has an expected completion date of late 2014.

Find out more on the Student Centre webpages.

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25 March 2013

Easter improvements on our Colchester Campus

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Colchester Campus

As part of the University’s ongoing investment to improve buildings on our Colchester Campus, and enhance our estate for those of us living, studying and working here, a number of building maintenance and improvement are now underway for around four weeks. These include:

1. Redecoration of LTB rooms 1-9.

2. Twelve seminar rooms being refurbished: 3.501, 6.106, 5B.105, 5B.124, 5B.126, 5B.202, 4.134, 4.137, 4.139, 4SB.5.3, 6.300, 5S.4.11. This work may cause some noise.

3. Concrete cleaning to the former UK Data Archive building. This will involve scaffolding, cleaning jet-washing windows. Therefore it may cause some disruption and there may be slight water penetration around window areas. Work will be monitored by a member of the Estates team. If you work in this area, please remove all items from window areas, including electrical equipment.

4. Refurbishment of disabled toilet at 4.354

5. Removal of steps leading from the Multi Media Centre/LTB/Students’ Union – these are currently closed off due to their condition – and will be removed. Included in this work is the removal and replacement of the retaining wall. Work will take approximately eight weeks. This work may cause some noise.

6. Replacement doors and new flooring at all levels on the Department of Mathematics staircase. Starting during the Easter break, the staircase will remain accessible while work is done. This work may cause some noise.

7. Installation of photovoltaic panels at the top of the new multi-decked car park. The car park will remain open during this time, with the front exit in use.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding as these important building improvement works get underway. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Estate Management by e-mail to: estates@essex.ac.uk

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