Salford Uni to begin redevelopment later this year

The £75m first phase of Salford University's new-look campus will feature a refurbished and extended Chapman Building and a new arts building.

A later phase will see a £30m student halls of residence overlooking Peel Park to be delivered by a private developer.

Salford University plansNext year, work will begin on a series of public spaces at Chapman Square and Station Square near to Salford Crescent Station, including outdoor lecture theatres, performance areas and quieter external meeting places where staff, students and members of the public can come together in an informal setting.

Companies already involved in the development include:

  • Turley Associates, planning advisors
  • Davis Langdon, project and programme manager
  • Arcadis, cost manager on Chapman Building
  • Appleyard & Trew, cost manager on rest of projects
  • Stride Treglown, architect on Arts Building
  • Fairhurst Design Group, architect on Chapman Building

Dr Adrian Graves, the university's deputy vice-chancellor, said: "Our campus plan is an incredibly exciting development in the life of the university. Our plans will forever transform the campus and give our students access to outstanding facilities and an experience of unparalleled quality."

A series of briefings are currently underway to inform local residents of the university's plans and how they will benefit the community.

For more information about the University's Campus Plan and to give your feedback on the proposals go to

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