In March the University bought around 10 acres of land at the Churchill Hospital site from the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
19 July 2019
The Asset Management and Legal Services teams within Estates Services played a vital role in enabling this transaction to go ahead despite an extremely challenging timescale.
The Trust has leased the land and buildings back from the University for between three and six years while it finds new, more modern facilities into which it can move the various units currently based there, including its Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre and various laboratories and storage areas, as well as staff car parking.
The land is a strategic acquisition for the Medical Sciences Division and will support the long-term development of the biomedical science research hub at the Old Road Campus and around the Churchill.
Work finishes on completion of Biochemistry building
25 January 2021
The newest building in the Science Area was handed over on 13 January 2021, following agreement by the Project Board that the work on the building's second phase has now reached the milestone of Practical Completion.