Work completes on £55m Bristol Business School project
May 20, 2017 – Construction has been completed on Bristol Business School (BBS) and Bristol Law School (BLS) at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol).
UK-based construction firm Mace served as cost consultant of the project.
The new building features two showcase law courts, a city trading room, a 300-seat lecture theatre, two lecture theatres, an incubator for Team Entrepreneurs, technology-enhanced and flexible learning spaces, IT suites, meeting facilities and parking for business, an external business engagement space, a central social space and a café.
The building also has flexible workspaces and will base key professional organisations.
UWE Bristol president and vice-chancellor Steve West said: “Mace’s cost consultancy team has worked tirelessly to ensure that as well as a fantastic finished building, we’ve received excellent value for money across the whole project life-cycle.”
Mace cost consultancy regional director Stuart Wilkinson said: “For our economy to continue to grow sustainably, it’s vital that the UK is equipped to provide trainees with the appropriate skills. Projects like this will be a key part of delivering the Government’s proposed industrial strategy, and I’m very proud of the role that the team from Mace has played.”