Building works at Colchester Campus

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Date Area of campus Details
Aug - Nov 2022
Main campus
Installation of photovoltaic arrays (solar panels)
16 May - Aug 2022 Room 5B.305 Refurbishment works to include minor demolition and replacement of flooring and internal glass. Some noise during demolition and smell due to redecoration works 
16 Jun - Aug 2022
South Courts
Landscaping works taking place on the Harwich Court centre circle
27 Jun - 09 Sep 2022

South Courts accommodation

Replacement of the main building front doors. Some local noise expected 9.00am - 5.00pm
28 Jul - 12 Aug 2022 2.400C Installation of mezzanine level within the basement level office space, 7.30am - 5.00pm. Noise and reverberation from hammer drilling will be sporadic throughout these works 
01 Aug - 23 Sep 2022 Grassed area opposite the Silberrad Student Centre Installation of a memorial feature. Works to be undertaken between 7.30am - 6.00pm. Some noisy works during the initial stages of the project 
03 Aug 2022 Psychology building  The L10 lift in the Psychology building is out of service. Please make use of the L9 lift until this issue can be resolved 
04 - 18 Aug 2022 Physics Amphitheatre  Pressure washing to building elevations internal to the Physics Amphitheatre (Secret Garden), accessible via the the SQ4, 4SE and 4SW entrances. There will be some noise disturbance to offices on the elevation currently being worked on. Please ensure that your windows are closed during these works to prevent water ingress
12 Aug - 09 Sep 2022 Courtyard off of SQ3 Pressure washing to building elevations internal to the courtyard off of the SQ3, 3NE entrance. There will be some noise disturbance to the offices on the elevation currently being worked on. Please ensure that windows are closed during these works to prevent water ingress 

Operational communications

SOTER

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