The new five-floor building extension will provide extra book storage, additional study spaces and a new lecture theatre and seminar rooms.
Landscaping and the provision of a new logistics/fire road will be required as part of the extension.
It is expected that the new building will achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating.
A winning contractor will be named at the end of May.
Further information is available from Stuart Flower tel: 01227827669 or the tender web portal