Gipsy Lane works from 17 January 2014

Notice valid from: 17/01/2014 - 26/01/2014

Expected programme of works from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 January 2014

Headington Road Site electrical shutdown


  • A large proportion of the compass will undergo a planned electrical shutdown on  Sunday 19 January between the hours of 10.00am - 12.00pm
  • The following buildings will be affected 
  • Sinclair, Clerici, Main Hall, Library ( Room L202 – L209 ) + (L303 – L321)+ Main reception + Central Stairs, Fuller, Gibbs, John Payne Building, Tonge


Abercrombie access changes


  • The path past Buckley and the bike park between Buckley and Abercrombie is now closed
  • The main route into Abercrombie will be across the Piazza and through the automatic doors on Level 1, opposite the main entrance of the John Henry Brookes Building
  • Disabled access is via the Level 1 route using the lift inside Abercrombie to access all floors
  • Access to Main Reception is also available from the Piazza by using the cut through external stairs into the Central Courtyard


Crane activity

  • The crane outside Main Reception is expected to complete lifting operations on Monday 20 January 
  • The crane is scheduled to be removed by Thursday 24 January 
  • The car park will open thereafter

Sinclair and Abercrombie – Central Courtyard works


  • Ground works are expected to complete by Friday 25 January
  • Landscaping works may cause some disturbance from hand drilling and other tool use


International Centre – Cycle store


  • Work is continuing on the new covered cycle store with its planned opening scheduled for mid-February