Manchester Met Uni seeks firms for £60m engineering faculty

Aaron Morby 5 years ago
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Manchester Metropolitan University has started prequalifying firms for a £60m project to build a science and engineering building.

Proposed new science and engineering building
Proposed new science and engineering building

It aims to shortlist three contractors to bid for the 145,000 sq ft new build element and potential refurbishment of some existing buildings on the John Dalton site of the All Saints campus

As part of the enabling works package, the 30,000 sq ft John Dalton West will be demolished.

Site building works are expected to start in December 2020. 

New engineering and science building will be linked to an adjacent building that will also be refurbished

There are also plans to refurbish around 90,000 sq ft of existing space within the university as part of the expansion. This project, subject to review, is likely to proceed once the main new build project is complete.

Likewise the larger 120,000 sq ft John Dalton East building will later be demolished, as part of a separate package paving the way for further campus expansion.

Further details can be obtained by emailing the University.

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