Springfield Campus, University of Wolverhampton

Client: University of Wolverhampton

In October 2015, Atkins were commissioned to design a new 9,500sqm School of Architecture and Built Environment facility within the former brewery site. The client brief directed that over half the scheme should re-use and refurbish many of the Grade II listed buildings and structures of the former brewery. Revit models and CGI’s used to illustrate to stakeholders the structural interventions and interior proposals of the heritage buildings. The project brief required deep retrofit repair packages including extensive brick & masonry repairs for four buildings within the brewery complex and boundary wall.

Helen led the development of the Heritage Impact Assessment and planning consultations with the Conservation Officer and Historic England. Planning and Listed building approval September 2016.

BIM Level 2 BREEAM Very good. 

RIBA Stages 0-4 completed. Discovery of below ground asbestos contaminants on the brownfield site however made this scheme financially unviable. 

BIM Level 2. BREEAM Very Good

Value circa £34m 

Atkins role: Associate, Project lead from inception. RIBA Stage 0 -4 

Images courtesy of Atkins