Teesside University Business School

Our new Business School is another fantastic development which will significantly enhance both the student and learning experience.

Darren Vipond | Director of Campus Services, Teesside University

Completed
money
£5.5m
Local spend
users
94.3%
Local labour within 40 miles
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93.9%
Local spend within 40 miles

The building will create a new vibrant facility for the Teesside University, allowing the Business School to create its own unique identity and to become a major contributing factor to the University’s projected growth, particularly in the international market.

Overview

The project comprised the recladding, complete refurbishment and extension of an existing 3 storey 1970's building in the heart of the main campus in Middlesbrough to create a new central location for the Teesside University Business School.

The University is one of the region’s largest employers, with more than 2,300 members of staff, catering for 18,500 students and generating £135m in revenue.

Requirements

The building will create a new vibrant facility for the Teesside University Business School, allowing the Business School to create its own unique identity and to become a major contributing factor to the University’s projected growth, particularly in the international market.

Outcomesc

The building provides modern office space accommodating 45 members of staff and offers a range of student-centred and student-led spaces, providing information and services to inspire and empower success in learning and life.

The building is a technology-enabled environment, supporting a variety of learning styles, activities and attendance patterns. It offers a range of flexible spaces, syndicate rooms and a café, enabling social and collaborative learning.

The University has worked with Willmott Dixon on a number of high profile and ambitious projects and we are always impressed with their professionalism, dedication and attention to detail. The Business School is a major new development in our wider Campus Masterplan which was delivered on time, on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties.

Darren Vipond,
Director of Campus Services, Teesside University

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Project Statistics

Project value

£6.47m

Local labour within 40 miles

94.3%

Local spend within 40 miles

93.9%

Waste diverted from landfill

99%

Frameworks

Major Works | England & Northern Ireland

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