Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
Sep 2022 - Mar 2023
Main campus
Installation of photovoltaic arrays (solar panels)
Oct 22 - Sep 2023
Parkside (Block E, F and G) car park
Installation of steel frame and fit out of Parkside Phase 3
02 Feb 2023 Library  Installation of handrails to the roof. Some low-level noise disruption expected
03 - 04 Feb 2023
Internal repairs taking place in this room.  Noise disturbance expected 
06 - 07 Feb 2023 Underpodia Installations of 50m of new pathway railings near the Student Union loading bay. Minimal noise disturbance from core drilling expected, with some restriction to the loading bays. An alternative pathway will be in place during these works 
06 - 07 Feb 2023 Memorial structure opposite Silberrad Student Centre Concrete polishing to the memorial structure pathway to be undertaken 7.00am-5.00pm. Some noise and dust expected, but will be kept to a minimum
06 - 17 Feb 2023 Multideck Car Park Lighting works to be undertaken on level 1. Parking availability will be reduced on level 1, with one half of this level to be closed each week of the works. Traffic accessing levels 1, 2, and 3 will be rerouted through the Multideck car park depending on the level 1 closure
08 Feb 2023 Amphitheatre Dismantlement of scaffolding - there will be some low-level noise during this time 
13 Feb - 31 Mar 2023
Hexagon Building
Converting basement to a book storage room

Operational communications


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:

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Contact us
Estate Management Helpdesk Room 6.003, Square 4
Twitter @Essex_Estates
Telephone: 01206 872959
Out-of-hours support Security and Campus Safety Team
Telephone: 01206 872125