Tag: refurbishment

Electrical work in Atrium (Thursday 16th February) (resolved)

Work will be taking place to replace the defective bulbs in the lights in the wood paneling in the area around the entrance turnstiles in the early morning of Thursday 16th February.  The existing bulbs will be replaced with LED bulbs

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Roofing progress: reopening Areas 0A and 1A (resolved)

Update 08.02.17 – All the books in Area 0A are now available.  Both the ground and first floors are completely open and accessible. Update 07.02.17 – The books in Area 1A are now reshelved in order.  A small number of books remain

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Roofing project update: work moves to Area 2C

Areas 0A and 1A have now been re-opened, cleaned and cleared for you to use again.  The roofing work has now moved to Area 2C.  A platform has been installed around the windows in Area 2C while the roof windows in this area

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Current shelf marks unavailable (30 January 2017 update)

Work towards completing the replacement of the windows in the roof above Area 0A continues with scissor lifts in operation along one side of the building.  We regret that a larger area of shelving has now been temporarily taped off on

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Temporary alternative Library entrance operating on Sunday 5th February

The ventilation system for the parts of the Library not directly fed by the new air conditioning system is being upgraded.  As part of this work, the old condenser units will be removed by crane.  For this to happen safely,

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Restricted access to study space in Area 2B (27-28 January 2017) (resolved)

Some study space in Area 2B today will be inaccessible today and tomorrow (27-28 January 2017) while electricians replace the wall mounted lights.  You can still browse and borrow books in this area and use all the group study rooms. Alternative Individual Silent Study spaces

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Temporary alternative Library entrance operating on Sunday 29th January (resolved)

The ventilation system for the parts of the Library not directly fed by the new air conditioning system is being upgraded.  As part of this work, the old condenser units will be removed by crane.   For this to happen safely,

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Changing learning, changing furniture

“Excellent facilities, the library and all buildings have state-of-the-art technology and enough space for me to always have a place to work.” We saw that you clearly needed more spaces dedicated to group study, and so we moved out of our

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Student led change opening up the possibilities

“Great library, loads of space.” You loved the ground floor refurbishment but told us that, “Even though it is very big and open 24 hours, there can be limited space in the library.”  We are working hard to introduce mobile shelving

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Group study room disruption (2-3 February 2017) (resolved)

The remaining group study room door control boxes will be replaced with modern touch-screen panels next Thursday – Friday, 2-3 February 2017. Room booking availability It has been necessary to close all the group study rooms for a short period.

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