Estates Development

The Estates Development team manages new building and refurbishment projects to improve Lancaster University's facilities. Find out more about current and past campus development projects below.

A new Campus Masterplan is being created with the University’s architects, underpinning the University’s commitment to provide world-class teaching and research facilities.

Lancaster University Campus Masterplan 2012 - 2022.


The single storey building will be situated to the rear of the Physics building and will offer specialist facilities to enable world class research in quantum technology.

Physics Refurbishment

The project will create a world class teaching and research environment and will enhance the public face of the Physics department, improving the learning and working environment for students and staff and supporting future growth.

cTAP Building

The new cTAP building, opening in Autumn 2015, will provide additional research and development laboratories which will integrate closely with Lancaster's new Department of Chemistry.

Faraday Refurbishment

The refurbishment programme for Chemistry at Lancaster will provide custom-designed undergraduate laboratories to support teaching in synthetic, analytical and spectroscopy, and computational chemistries.

Remodelling of Management School

The University has launched an international competition with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Competitions to remodel its Management School to create a truly world-class and innovative teaching, research and business-engagement environment to cater for the future needs of students, staff and business partners. 

Spine Remodelling

The University was seeking to select a multi-disciplinary team with innovative design skills to rejuvenate The Spine - the principal pedestrian walkway on its Bailrigg campus - and transform it into an inspirational space where people learn, work, live and socialise.

Completed Projects

A summary of some of our recently completed, award winning building projects, site development and refurbishments.