History Of The Spine

The Spine is an integral part of Lancaster University and has long been used as a route for people to get from one end of campus to the other. 


Lancaster University’s Campus is situated in North West Lancashire.


The original Shepheard & Epstein Masterplan took reference from Italian hill-top villages and proposed a compact arrangement of connected buildings.


Main body of the Campus completed.


Period of intense expansion. New buildings broke the original simple geometry of campus.


New Masterplan for the campus created by John McAslan & Partners consisting of new buildings for expanding educational facilities including LICA Building and Charles Carter Building.


Spine Remodelling Competition to rejuvenate the pedestrian spaces across the Lancaster University campus.