UoM – University of Manchester Campus Development – Greater Manchester - Project Profile
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University of Manchester (UoM) is planning to undertake the construction of University Campus in Greater Manchester, the UK.
The project involves the construction of a new campus facility comprising new teaching and research buildings which are planned to be implemented in two phases.
The first phase includes the improvement of the University’s public realm and landscaping which will see wider pavements, tree-lined boulevards and the removal of all cars. It also includes the construction of a new engineering campus, new center for the school of law and Manchester business school, a major refurbishment of the University Library, a new Combined Heat and Power Facility, a new car park and the refurbishment of the telescope at Jodrell Bank, a bigger and better Students Union and a new Medical School in Dover Street.
The second phase includes the construction of new biomedical campus around the existing Stopford Building, a new health centre for staff and students, and refurbishments of schools of computer science, earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences, mathematics and chemistry.
It also includes the expansion of the existing Schuster Building.
In November 2013, Sweett Group was appointed as a cost consultant for the first phase.
Mecanoo Architecten, Stephen Levrant Heritage Architecture and Penoyre & Prasad have been appointed as architect, Arup as the consultant for Civil, Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Buro Four as the Project Manager, Buro Happold as the Briefing Consultants, AECOM as the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Coordinator, and Buro Happold as the Environmental and Sustainability Adviser for the new engineering campus which is a part of first phase.
On July 30, 2014, Request for proposal (RFP) has been issued for the project with submission deadline on August 28, 2014.
On June 4, 2015, Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine were appointed as contractors for the first phase.
In September 2015, demolition works commenced on the first phase.
On December 2, 2015, tenders were invited to appoint Framework contractor, with a submission deadline on January 11, 2016.
On December 4, 2015, Hawkins Brown was appointed as design contract for the Biomedical campus.
On June 2, 2016, planning approval was received from the Manchester City Council for the new engineering campus.
In November 2016, Willmott Dixon was appointed as a contractor for Schuster Building.
White Young Green has been appointed as a services engineer and ARCADIS Design & Consultancy as engineering consultant.
In February 2017, Henry Royce Institute has received the approvals of which construction is scheduled to be completed by 2019.
In April 2017, Carillion plc has been appointed as design-build contractor for the Fallowfield Student Residences. Ramboll has been appointed as the Civil & Structural Engineer and NBBJ as the architects.
On January 15, 2018, Carillion Plc was liquidated due to bankruptcy.
UoM is in the process of appointing a new contractor for Fallowfield Student Residences.
Demolition works on the first phase are underway.Scope
The project involves the construction of a new campus facility comprising teaching and research buildings in Greater Manchester, the UK.
The US$1,266 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of new engineering campus
2. Construction of new centers for business school
3. Construction of new Medical School
4. Construction of new Combined Heat and Power Facility
5. Construction of new car park
6. Refurbishment of university library
7. Refurbishment of public realm
8. Construction of new biomedical campus
9. Construction of new health centre
10. Refurbishment of schools
11. Refurbishment of telescope at Jodrell Bank
12. Refurbishment of Medical School in Dover StreetReasons To Buy