April 11, 2019

University of Liverpool masterplan open for consultation

Our work with The University of Liverpool and architects Feilden Clegg Bradley to a create a masterplan for its 15-year, £1bn investment plan for its campuses in Liverpool city centre and at Leahurst is now in the public domain!

The plans are out for consultation and can be found on the University of Liverpool website.

The masterplan includes a series of new-builds and redevelopment projects to enhance the University’s estate; some of these, including the Digital Innovation Facility designed by IBI, and a £21m Arts & Humanities Centre designed by Ellis Williams Architects, have already come forward.  Parts of the masterplan include introducing a central green within the campus, and improving existing public space. To achieve this, the University is proposing to remove smaller car parks within its estate and replace these with three multi-storey car parks towards the periphery of the campus.

As well as its central Liverpool campus, the University has also pledged “significant investment” in its Leahurst campus, home to its veterinary institute; these will include major developments for equine care, expanded research facilities, and a redeveloped student skills zone.

Consultation events are due to be held in the coming weeks, beginning on 29 April. Displays will be on show from 29 April to 10 May on the ground floor of the Guild of Students’ building, while representatives from the architect will be available between 12-1pm and 2-3pm on 1 May and 10 May at the same location.

A public consultation session will also take place on 1 May between 5-7pm in the Bronte Youth and Community Centre on Trowbridge Street. Boards and plans will also be available online from 29 April.

Read more on Place North West.


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