Southampton Uni seeks builder for £150m campus

Aaron Morby 8 months ago
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Southampton University is on the hunt for a design and build contractor to deliver its planned North East Quadrant teaching hub.

 The north east of Highfield campus is on the corner of Burgess Road and Broadlands Road is currently used for car parking
The north east of Highfield campus is on the corner of Burgess Road and Broadlands Road is currently used for car parking

The North East Quadrant site forms part of the Highfield Campus in the city and will be developed as two phases.

Phase 1 will involve construction of a 168,000 sq ft, 5-storey teaching facility and ancillary facilities hub.

The building will be split into three interconnected areas around a central atrium. The west block consists of a concrete structure with the east / south proposed to be of a steel frame.

Phase 2 has still to be worked on as a concept design.

North East Quarter development site bounded by Burgess Road and Broadlands Road.

The successful contractor will work alongside the client design team under a preconstruction and enabling works agreement to be signed in the New Year.

The University aims to agree a final contract sum for the delivery of the NEQ project by early 2027.

Click here to express an interest by 9 October.

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