Directorate of Estates and Facilities


Estates Support

Based within the Directorate of Estates & Facilities, Estates Support provides services in relation to Central Teaching Spaces, Timetabling, Media Services, Health & Safety, Compliance and Projects & Utilities Finance & Administration.

1. Teaching Support

  • Central Teaching Spaces (CTS) are responsible for the management and scheduling of centrally timetabled teaching and meeting spaces.
  • Media Services are responsible for the provision of audio visual equipment and media services to support University teaching within central teaching spaces and other related support to academic activity.
  • The Timetabling Team is responsible for University wide co-ordination and service support to local schools and CTS on the provision of the University’s overall teaching timetable.

2. Compliance & Risk

  • Estates Safety is a professional support service to all units within the Directorate.
  • Data Protection - Estates Support are responsible for compliance processes and promotion of awareness of Data Protection for all Estates & Facilities staff.
  • Financial & Procurement Compliance - Estates Support are responsible for compliance processes and promotion of awareness of the Directorate’s responsibilities with regards to internal and external regulations such as Procure-to-pay.

3. Projects & Utilities Administration & Finance

  • Central Administrative and Financial support to Design Services, Professional Services, Media Services, Health & Safety, CTS and Timetabling.