The UAL Estates department has completed a major round of improvements across the University estate. The work (started during the summer vacation) includes enhanced teaching and studio spaces, refurbished canteens and open access IT areas and improved accessibility at several sites.

LCF JPS-Canteen

Newly refurbished canteen at LCF’s John Prince’s Street site

This work includes:

  • Major refurbishment to studio spaces at Camberwell, Peckham Road.
  • For LCF, a programme of modifications to teaching and support services rooms at Lime Grove as well as a full refurbishment of the canteen at John Prince’s Street.
  • Modifications and improvements to IT open access facilities across LCF sites
  • Improved climate in Eastern Transit Shed workshop and studio spaces and improved acoustics within various teaching and studio spaces at CSM, Kings Cross as well as remodelling of the Archway entrance.
  • At LCC, the refurbishment of two floors of the tower block, relocation of various academic facilities and the creation of a black space film studio.

You said, we did

Responding to student and staff feedback, the team has also worked closely with the Students’ Union and colleagues in the colleges to understand requirements. The following work has already been completed as part of the Student Enhancement Works programme:

  • LCF, Lime Grove: new outdoor seating and recycling facilities,
  • LCF, Curtain Road: rmodelling and redecoration of the entrance area and ground floor hallways.
  • Wimbledon: outdoor seating area consisting of sustainably-made  picnic tables.

Further student-focused enhancements are planned for the Christmas vacation including: remodelling of the Chelsea library at Millbank, refurbishment of LCC and LCF Student Union bars and improvements to canteens and social areas across UAL.

For more detail on the Student Enhancement Works and other Estates projects visit the Estates News blog.