Gipsy Lane works from 31 January 2014

Notice valid from: 31/01/2014 - 09/02/2014

Expected programme of works from Friday 31 January 2014 to Sunday 9 February 2015

Central Courtyard

  • Remedial works to the birch tree planters close to Sinclair is scheduled to commence in February
  • This work may cause some disruption to nearby building users from hand tools and drilling operations
  • Later in February tree planting and further landscaping may cause some minor noise from hand tool use and digging

Colonnade Building

  • Concrete breaking will continue in the area behind this building and is likely to cause some disruption to users of Buckley and Abercrombie
  • This work is expected to complete later in February and will be followed by trench digging and the installation of services
  • In addition, high-reach equipment will be used to fit cladding panels, which may cause noise from hand tools and general building works

Access between Abercrombie and Buckley

  • The exit from Abercrombie ground floor level towards Buckley is now closed
  • Please use the first floor exit on to the Piazza to reach Headington Road, Buckley and other buildings

Cycle Shelter

  • The shelter's organic sedum roof will be laid over the first few weeks of February
  • The major works in this area are now complete and the remaining operations should not cause disruption in the near future
  • Drilling and fixing works to install bike hoops at the end of February is expected to cause some noise disruption to International Centre users
  • The shelter is scheduled to be completed by the end of February

North South Route

  • Jetwashing and high-reach equipment will be in operation throughout next week and may cause minor disruption to International Centre and Media Centre users


  • Fencing outside the main entrance to JHB may be extended during the next week as finishing works are carried out, but access will be unaffected
  • Drilling work to prepare the Piazza edge at Headington Road for an art installation may cause some disruption to Media Centre users from Tuesday
  • In addition there may be noise disruption caused by the trimming and fixing of stone as the area is dressed