Directorate of Estates and Facilities


About us

The Capital Projects Unit is responsible for the strategic planning, procurement, delivery and successful handover of major building projects. Projects range from major refurbishments, extensions to existing buildings and the construction of new buildings, where the value is £2.5m or above.

The team of project managers and administrative staff work closely with external consultants, advisers, statutory authorities and internal departments to ensure projects are:

  • Fit for purpose
  • Meet the strategic aims and objectives of the University
  • Ensure value for money
  • Meet environmental best practice
  • Delivered minimising disruption to the University community

The units aim is to support the delivery of a word-class campus for staff and students and deliver the Campus Masterplan.