Aerial visualisation of new Business and Law building

The project timeline

There are many milestones on a project of this scale, this timeline walks you through some of the most memorable.

The project timeline infographic

The project timeline (Text)

2013 - Developing the design

  • Stride Treglown Architects, Capita and Mace are all appointed to work on the Business School

2014 – The building begins

  • Stakeholder workshops take place
  • Demolition work starts
  • Planning approval granted 

2015 – Constructing the Business School

  • Britannia Construction begin enabling works and 78 lorry loads of soil leave the site in one week
  • A new cycle path is added to the student village
  • ISG are appointed as lead contractor
  • Time capsule buried onsite
  • First floor concrete frame completed

2016 – Bringing the vision to life

  • Fifth floor commences and the support frame goes up
  • Work begins on the Atrium stairs and bridges
  • Ground floor central slab completed
  • Topping out ceremony
  • Glazing is finished
  • New Chef for the Atrium Café appointed
  • Virtual reality tour of the Business School is open to staff and students

2017 – Our ambition made real

  • Over 100 rooms completed
  • First student tours of Bristol Business School take place
  • Bristol Business School is open to staff and students

Find out more about the building of Bristol Business School.

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