Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
Jun - Nov 2021
Albert Sloman Library
Fire alarm upgrades.  Works will be taking place overnight
14 Jun - 29 Oct 2021
Under Podia
There will be restricted access and route diversions Under Podia whilst structural works take place
9 Aug - 5 Nov 2021 Sports Centre
Structural works for new Biomechanics Strength and Conditioning Laboratory. Significant noise disruption is expected
Aug - Nov 2021 Albert Sloman Library External repairs will be carried out to the whole building from 8am to 6pm, Monday-Friday.  Some weekend work will also take place. Significant noise disruption will be caused during the first 6 weeks. The nearby cycle racks Under Podia be also be closed off. Alternative cycle racks can be found here.
Sept - Dec 2021  Social Studies Duplex  Demolition and removal of the Social Studies Duplex.  Noise disruption expected. 
6 Sept - 22 Oct 2021
Refurbishment works to prepare new office space. There will be some hammering and drilling throughout the day on an ad-hoc basis, however noisy works will be undertaken before 9.00am or at weekends
27 Sept - 30 Oct 2021
Silberrad Student Centre
Abseil window cleaning
27 Sept - 30 Oct 2021
South Courts Accommodation
Abseil window cleaning
27 Sept - 30 Oct 2021
Main campus
Abseil window cleaning on Squares 3 and 4
Oct - Nov 2021
South Courts Accommodation
Fibre conversion works
Oct - Nov 2021
Sports Centre
Fibre conversion works
Oct -Nov 2021
Sports Arena
Fibre conversion works
Oct - Nov 2021
Multi Deck Car Park
Fibre conversion works
18 Oct - 19 Nov 2021
Hexagon Laundrette
Refurbishment of laundrette
Nov 2021 - Mar 2022
Extensive refurbishment works will be taking place in this office.  The H6 lift will not be accessible on level 6

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:

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