The construction of a world-class Social Sciences facility to enhance the student experience and encourage interdisciplinary research for the University of Sheffield began in May 2019. Designed by HLM architects, this home for the Faculty of Social Sciences will improve learning for students through its new collaborative teaching and social spaces and offer a wide range of disciplines under the same roof for the first time. It will also include a research hub, bringing together cross-cutting research centres to address key global challenges.
Green space, which will be open to the public as well as students and staff, will be part of the development, providing an improved local environment. The building has been designed with sustainability at its core. Ground source heat pumps will be installed to maximise the opportunity created by thermal warmth, and provide cooling in the summer.
Concrete frame / precast concrete panels / curtain walling
|Address||BAM Construction, Faculty of Social Sciences, Whitham Road, Sheffield,
From the University Square roundabout on the city ring road take the A57 towards Manchester, the site is approximately 500m from the roundabout on the right hand side of the road, directly opposite Weston Park Hospital. The pedestrian access gate is just up from the main site vehicle access gate.
No parking on site, Q Park Durham road is a short walk from the site.
|Length of Visit||1 Hour|
|Maximum Group Size||10|
|Register by||March 13, 2020|
|School, college, dwp||Open to groups and individuals|
|Minimum group size||1 spaces|
|Maximum group size||10 spaces|
There is no direct disabled access but the site team will always try and accommodate with advance notice - please include any information when you book and we can make a decision.
Please note that children need to be over 12 and accompanied by an adult.
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- Please note that this site requires a minimum group size of 1 spaces
March 20, 2020
|10 a.m. - 11 a.m.||Fully Booked|
|2 p.m. - 3 p.m. 8 Places Left||Book|
March 21, 2020
|9 a.m. - 10 a.m. 10 Places Left||Book|
|11 a.m. - noon 10 Places Left||Book|
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