Welsh firm secures £800k contract for new Plymouth University engineering block

Welsh aluminium fabricator Dudley’s Aluminium has secured a contract worth more than £800,000 to work on the University of Plymouth’s new engineering and design complex.Working with BAM Construction, the fabricator will install Kawneer capped curtain walling, windows, commercial doors and Louvreshield window frames, as well as automatic doors, at the new Engineering and Design Facility at the university’s main city centre campus. The low energy use facility will accommodate the School of Engineering, while also providing additional space for the School of Art, Design and Architecture.
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The facility will feature large, flexible teaching spaces, modern equipment and resources to reinforce the university’s reputation as a centre of excellence for engineering and design research, teaching and learning. The university has already started work to convert the existing Babbage Building and it is estimated that conversion of the block, on the western edge of the university’s main campus, will be completed by the start …