Turing College Development
The Turing College development consists of the design, construction and operation of new student accommodation comprising of 801 student rooms and a 'Hub' building.
The project started in July 2013 and will be completed in 2 phases; 416 rooms and the Hub completed for occupancy in Sept 2014 and the remaining 385 rooms will be completed for Jan 2015.
The accommodation will comprise x5no 4-storey cluster residences and x4no 3- and 4-storey townhouses in sensitively landscaped surroundings.
There will also be a two storey Hub building with facilities such as a social/ study area, laundrette, dining, catering and management facilities.
The two storey hub is set into the natural falls of the site giving the impression of being a single storey building to maintain the views back to Canterbury. Other ancillary buildings house a gas governor, substation, water storage, bin and cycle stores.
- 15th July 2013
- 24th July 2013
- Archaeology and Turing College: BBC Report July 2013
- November residents' newsletter
The temporary address for the Brookfields Site Offices, which will be located adjacent to Beverley Farm from Monday 29th July, is
Brookfield Multiplex Construction Europe LTD
Turing College Construction Site
University of Kent
Project Manager for Brookfield Multiplex: Tim Baillie (Tim.Baillie@brookfieldmultiplex.com)
University managers responsible during the construction phase: John Morley - Head of Capital Projects, Alex Watson - Senior Building Services Engineer.
Keynes Extension (Residences)
The proposed development is sited on an area centrally located on the campus to the immediate west of Keynes College. This is currently used as a car park and informal sports and recreation field. The project includes accommodation for 495 undergraduate students with associated kitchen, laundry and management facilities. An extension of existing catering facilities at Dolche Vita is also proposed.
Please see the project page for further information.
School of Arts
The School of Arts is currently located in ten separate buildings on the campus and mainly in accommodation that is not appropriate for the function. The new building is intended to consolidate the school in a dedicated facility providing drama, art and film studios, teaching rooms, a post-graduate centre and academic and administrative offices. Visit the project page for further details.
Pier Road residences at Medway
The University of Kent will be able to offer purpose-built, high-quality accommodation to more than 600 students based at its Medway campus from late summer 2009. Visit the project page for further details.
This is a major new development on the playing fields near Darwin College. Student accommodation and academic facilities are planned. The project page will be updated as information becomes available.
Business and Innovation Centre
Work to prepare a development brief for a proposed Business and Innovation Centre on land to the west of Keynes College and north of Beverley Farm is underway. The aim is to provide some 19,000 square metres of modern floor space to support regional innovation and enterprise.back to top
Universities at Medway Project
Universities at Medway was an ambitious collaborative project running from 2000 to 2007 to create an integrated university campus in Medway.
Park Wood Residences - Phase 6
Phase 6 was completed in August 2005 with the first residents moving in at the beginning of the 2005/2006 academic year. Please visit the photo gallery for further pictures taken during the construction period.
Tyler Court Phase 2
Tyler Court Phase 2 - blocks B and C - was completed in time for occupation at the start of the 2004/2005 academic year in September 2004. The main contractor was Laing O'Rourke.back to top