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University of York Gets Britcon Hit

08 June 2017 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

 

The Yorkshire team at building and civil engineering company Britcon has been appointed to refurbish the University of York’s Central Hall on Campus West.

The contract follows the successful completion of a £68,000 refurbishment project for the Information Centre at the University which was stripped out, reconfigured and refurbished by Britcon.

The £700,000 contract is part of a programme of refurbishment works planned for the University over the next three years. 

Britcon has started the first stage of the ten week refurbishment of Central Hall with works to upgrade the existing mechanical and electrical infrastructure, alongside the replacement of all existing windows with curtain walling to help improve the energy efficiency of the building.

Gary Ashmore, Head of Estates Development at the University of York said, “The Central Hall refurbishment is part of our ongoing commitment to significant investment in providing high quality teaching and learning environments across our campus.”

 

Northern schools

Britcon has extensive expertise in the education sector. As well as the University of York it has recently completed major building and refurbishment projects for the University of Bradford, University of Huddersfield and Queen Ethelberga’s Collegiate.  Other projects include Royds Hall School in Huddersfield, Roundhay Primary School in Leeds and Ward Green School in Barnsley.

Britcon also actively engages with all the Education establishments with whom it works to support learning practices in the construction sector, setting coursework around its projects, and providing educational site visits and placement opportunities.

Picture: Britcon has been appointed to refurbish the University of York’s Central Hall on Campus West 

 

 

Article written by Robin Snow | Published 08 June 2017

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