St Helena refurbishment is a £6.7m project to conserve and refurbish the Grade II listed 1911 campus, providing state of the art facilities for nursing and health students along with a new suite for the Institute in Sustainable Engineering (IISE). New facilities include teaching rooms, IT suites, a clinical skills suite, a mock ward and an immersive simulation suite.
Keen to conserve all historic elements, The University of Derby has provided the building, with a new life as a centre of learning and business development within the local community. The team have reused and retained the historic fabric of the building or substituted items with replica materials and styles.
"We are delighted with our new facility, the project team have done a fantastic job in creating such a nice working environment..."
John Phillips, Community Liaison Officer, University of Derby
Regular meetings were held with the conservation officer during pre and post contract stages along with detailed surveys and heritage assessments.
"We are delighted with our new facility, the project team have done a fantastic job in creating such a nice working environment..." says John Phillips, Community Liaison Officer, University of Derby.
"...I thought I would take this opportunity to thank you for all the hard work and commitment you’ve shown to the project over the past year. I think you can tell from the reaction of everyone at the official opening... that we are more than delighted with the way the building has turned out..." says Andrew Bevan, Senior Project Manager, University of Derby.
The team from our Nottingham office provided employers agent and quantity surveying services from inception through to commissioning and completion.