Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
Aug - 07 Oct 2022 Rooms 4N.6.1 - 4N.6.9 Refurbishment to rooms 4N.6.1 - 4N.6.9 on level 6, accessible from the 4NW square entrance will be undertaken during this time. Noisy works expected during demolition at the beginning of this period
Sep - Dec 2022
Main campus
Installation of photovoltaic arrays (solar panels)
12 Sep - 31 Oct 2022 Rooms 3.511 and 3.516  Refurbishment works to CSEE Lab 7 to create a 95-person lab-space. There will be some noise and dust expected throughout the works, predominately during demolitions at the start of the project 
19 - 29 Sep 2022
Main campus
Water system safety checks.  Inspections will take place between 9am and 5pm
23 Sep - 14 Oct 2022 Health and Human Science building Pressure washing to the external elevations of this building. There will be some noise disturbance to the offices on the elevation being currently worked on. Please ensure that windows are closed during these works to prevent water ingress 
Oct - Nov 2022
Parkside (Block E, F and G) car park
Installation of steel frame to Parkside Phase 3
11 Oct 2022 Lakeside House to Colchester Road Installations of ultrafast fibre broadband to the Lakehouse and the Flat. Works will be between the Lakehouse and Colchester Road
17-20 Oct 2022 Underpodia road Replacement of signage. There will be some noise from drilling during installation 
17-20 Oct 2022 Health Centre car park Replacement of signage. There will be some noise from drilling during installation

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