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Durham University selects professional services team

30 Mar 17 Durham University has appointed a team of construction consultants for two major construction projects.

Centre for Teaching & Learning
Centre for Teaching & Learning

Turner & Townsend has been chosen to deliver turnkey services alongside architect Faulkner Brown, engineer Buro Happold, landscape architect LUC and planning consultant DPP One.

The projects include a teaching block and sports facilities.

The new Centre for Teaching & Learning at Lower Mountjoy is planned to be an 8,000 m2 building with lecture theatres, teaching rooms, seminar rooms, education labs, learning zones and catering facilities. Outside term time, it will be capable of hosting conferences. It is anticipated the building will be completed by September 2019.

The second project is the enhanced Maiden Castle Sports Park, installing a 3G football/rugby pitch and two new water-based hockey pitches. The existing building will be extended to include an indoor sports hall, cricket facility and indoor tennis courts. It is anticipated that this work will be completed by autumn 2018.

Turner & Townsend will deliver project management and cost consultancy with overall responsibility for commissioning including architecture, landscaping, planning, civil & structural engineering, building services engineering, fire engineering, whole life costings and environmental assessment BREEAM.

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