Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
1 Apr 2019 - Summer 2020

North campus

Building a new learning space - North Teaching Centre 2. Noise disruption expected
Dec 2019 - Oct 2020
Albert Sloman Library
Refurbishment of the Paternoster lift
Dec 2019 - Feb 2020
Main campus
Update to tree walk
Feb 2020
Main campus
Refurbishment of room 4SB.5.10
6 - 28 Feb 2020
Main campus
Visual safety inspections
8 and 15 Feb 2020
Lakeview Meeting Room
Replacement of window
10 - 28 Feb 2020  Under podia  Core drilling as part of works to improve lighting under podia. Noise disruption expected to impact all areas under podia and buildings off of squares 2 and 3
14 Feb 2020

John Tabor Building, Constable Building, Greenwood House, Hexagon, Sports Pavilion

External window cleaning between 8am - 12pm. Occupants of these buildings are advised to keep windows closed during this time
22 - 23 Feb 2020
2001 Building
External window cleaning between 6am - 2pm.  Occupants of these this building are advised to keep windows closed during this time
24 Feb - 31 May 2020
North Towers
Fire safety works in William Morris, Tawney, Rayleigh and Keynes Towers
Feb - Apr 2020
Main campus
Conversion of room 5.401 from postgraduate common room to departmental offices
Apr - May 2020
Main campus
Refurbishment of rooms 5B.320, 5B.322 and 5B.324
May - Jun 2020
Main campus
Refurbishment of rooms 5.005, 5.007, 5.011, 5.013, 5.016 and 5.022

Operational Communications

Communications Management Document (.pdf) to be used by Estate Management staff only

Key Date Calendar Essex University (.pdf)


We use an electronic system called SOTER to manage approved contractors and monitor key organisational information such as insurance and accreditations expiry dates and ensure all have benefited from the Estates induction. It also enables operatives to log on and off site.

Capital projects

Some of the disruption across our Colchester Campus is due to the construction of major buildings, such as:

Contact us
Contact us
Estate Management Helpdesk Room 6.003, Square 4
Twitter @Essex_Estates
Telephone: 01206 872959