WSP secures Glasgow Uni role


Consulting engineer WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by the University of Glasgow to work on the development of a new Learning and Teaching Hub on its Gilmorehill Campus in the West End.

The planned Learning and Teaching Hub
Above: The planned Learning and Teaching Hub

The 13,400 m2 building will have two large lecture theatres that can be configured together as one 800-seater auditorium.

Construction is expected to start next year and architect HLM is the lead consultant on the project.

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff was also awarded a contract to develop the university’s planned Research Hub on the adjacent 14 acres Western Campus Site.

John Cox, WSP’s building structures lead in Scotland, said: “Being successful in the bid to deliver multidisciplinary services to two major, world class projects for the University of Glasgow is phenomenal. It’s a major win for our business and reflects our growth and capabilities within the industry.”




This article was published on 29 Mar 2016 (last updated on 29 Mar 2016).

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