Preparation works for the Polden accommodation block are now well underway. The trees from the footprint of the building have been removed and recycled in order to provide weed suppression to flower beds around campus.
Vinci Construction have also completed the erection of site security fencing around the construction activity, and the initial welfare accommodation has been delivered into the West Car Park.
Following the closure of the road adjacent to 7W and 9W, excavation for drainage has begun so that the live services can be diverted into the roadway. This consists of Foul and Storm drainage, IT and Comms cables, and HV power cables serving the surrounding buildings.
Excavation to reduce the ground for the new Polden building is nearing completion, with all the rock material being recycled and re-used off-campus.
|Forecast works over the next few weeks||Noise level||Forecast completion date|
||Medium – plant noise, loading lorries||20/03/17 - ongoing|
||Medium – plant noise, loading lorries||16/03/17 – ongoing|
||Occasional plant noise||20/02/17 – Early April|
How the Polden building will look in July 2018
All staff and students will be kept up-to-date by giving as much notice of any potential disruptions as possible. Thank you for your cooperation.