Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
Dec 2019 - Spring 2021
Albert Sloman Library
Refurbishment of the Paternoster lift
Jun - Oct 2021
Albert Sloman Library
Fire alarm upgrades.  Works will be taking place overnight
Jun - Oct 2021
Main campus
Installation of photovoltaic arrays to multiple buildings around campus
14 Jun - 23 Jul 2021
Under Podia
There will be restricted access and route diversions Under Podia whilst structural works take place
14 Jun - 31 Jul 2021
Main campus
Cleaning of the concrete facades around campus
12 - 31 July 2021
Main campus
Lift H5 will be out of action whilst replacement parts are fitted.  Alternative lifts around campus can be found here
13 - 31 July 2021
Lower Lake
There will be no access to the BBQs by the lower lake while remedial works are conducted on the pathways.  Barriers will be put in place so that the area is kept safe
July 2021
Kimmy Eldridge Building
Decommissioning and removal of wind turbine.

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