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 Campus Development Booklet 2017/18 offers a useful insight in to the past and present projects the University has invested in as part of the Campus Masterplan.

Confucius Remodelling Project

Works to the Round House Building are underway in Lancaster Square to allow the Confucius Institute to act as a University-wide platform for research collaboration on and related to China.

The Mock Court Room

Lancaster University has commissioned the refurbishment of the Frankland Colloquium Room in the Faraday Complex to become a cutting edge Mock Court Room for the Law School.

Spine Remodelling

The University are working with a multi-disciplinary team 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.

LUMS Space Programme

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. 


The University is investing in new signage and maps to improve wayfinding across campus.

Health Innovation Campus

Lancaster University Health Innovation Campus will create a world-class centre of excellence in innovation to transform healthcare and change practice regionally, nationally and internationally.

Library Refurbishment 2

Plans are being developed which aim to increase the Library’s capacity. Following staff and student feedback on the first phase of the remodelling, the plans will consider furniture type and study spaces which may be improved and expanded as part of a scheme of continuous improvement.

Completed Projects

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