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Notification of road and building closure to Lower Mountjoy

(9 August 2019)

We would like to make you aware that the main access road to Lower Mountjoy from Stockton Road to the junction with the pedestrian zone will be closed on Saturday, 31 August and Sunday, 1 September19 from 6am-6pm each day. 

The Air Handling Units will be lifted onto CG91 and CG93 Lecture Theatres. Pedestrian and traffic diversions will be in place. Please see the diversion plan for further information. Vehicle access to Lower and Upper Mountjoy will be from South Road with the diversion route directing traffic around the Calman Learning Centre.

Building Closures

During the works the following buildings will be closed to staff and students

  • Chemistry 3 (all floors)
  • Lecture theatres CG91, CG93, CG83 & CG85
  • ChemCafe
  • Security Atrium
  • CG98
  • Maths and Computer Science building, Ground Floor CM131, First Floor Common Room 248 and all adjacent offices to these rooms.

Adverse Weather Conditions

In the unfortunate event that high winds prevent the lifting operations taking place as planned, the work will be postponed until the following weekend - 7 and 8 September 2019. Further communication will follow in this instance.

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