20 July 2017
Clegg Construction has started a £4.5m contract to overhaul part of the Main Building at the University's campus, which is close to Birmingham city centre.
It will involve remodelling existing under-utilised space in the building and transforming it into new labs for the University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, which will utilise the space for research into fibre optic communication.
Clegg Construction will carry out a range of works including internal demolition, stripping out of existing services and the creation of new rooms and lab spaces, including a clean room. Work is due to be completed by the end of October 2017.
The work is part of a wider multi-million pound revelopment of the entire estate at Aston University.
We are familiar with the campus after completing a £5.2m remodelling of the School of Engineering and Applied Science's chemical engineering and applied chemistry facilities, also in the Main Building, in 2013.
Aston University's Director of Estate's, Ian Oldacre, commented:
"Clegg Construction has shown a flexible approach that enables success in delivering schemes in sensitive and live buildings. This is a factor why Aston University has enjoyed successful projects with them."