The University has purchased 8 acres of land adjacent to Maindy Road in Cardiff as a site to build new facilities.
The first phase of this development is the Gateway Building designed to demonstrate the university’s commitment to post graduate and medical research.
The University said it was committed to constructing a four-storey, 9,000 sq.m building that achieved BREEAM excellent status.
Work will start on site during late 2010/early 2011.
The procurement departmnent said it intended to reserved the right to novate the design team to the contractor at construction stage if it opts for a develop and construct approach.