Space Planning

Robertson Wing building

The Space Management and Planning team have wide ranging responsibilities across the University:

  • Keeping accurate database and drawing records of the room numbers, areas, functions and occupancy of University accommodation allocated to departments.
  • Managing requests by departments to change any of this data to ensure the record drawings and database accurately reflect all room allocation and use.
  • Providing the university with strategic and operational reports based on estates data.
  • Actively managing and reporting on the allocation and utilisation of department accommodation and teaching activities etc.
  • Processing departmental requests for estates developments or room allocations to meet their needs.
  • Coordinating requests by departments to add to their room allocations or physically change existing functions or layouts
  • Responding to requirements to make reasonable adjustments to the estate to meet the needs of students and staff with disabilities
  • Reporting on space management issues from within the University and across the sector
  • Providing the University with relevant information to benchmark against other HEIs
  • Contributing space related data to annual reports for the Higher Education Statistics Agency