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Cochrane Building

Cochrane Building, photo taken by Powell Dobson Architects.

Contractor:  Vinci Construction

Proposed Start Date:  May 2010

Estimated Current Completion Date:  July 2011 

Value:  £18m

Scope of Works: 

The proposed building will provide a focus for excellence in medical education, where students are the priority group. The physical infrastructure will enable and facilitate the delivery of a twenty-first century Medical Undergraduate curriculum by providing appropriately sized and located seminar rooms to support small group teaching, a clinical simulation suite set up exactly like an NHS ward, and state of the art clinical skills facilities.

The building will also house a health related library. This will replace the current Duthie Library with a state of the art library and computing facilities which will focus teaching and learning at one central location. 

The proposed building will also create a focal point for the School of Medicine on the Heath Park campus. 

This project is part of the Campus Horizons Investment Strategy to transform the working environment throughout the University estate. 

For further information please read the monthly site newsletter:

The May issue of the Cardiff News newsletter also features an article about work starting on site (see page 9). 

Cochrane Building BREEAM Summary Information

Cochrane's Construction