BCU Phase 2A, Birmingham

The BCU Curzon B extension project will house over 3,000 students and members of staff, feature more than 650-rooms, a Student Hub and a lecture theatre.

It adds a further 100,000 square foot extension to the Curzon Building, named 2015’s Project of the Year by Midland Business Insider.


Project Overview

•    Project Title: BCU Phase 2A
•    Client: Birmingham City University
•    Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon
•    Client M&E Services Designer: Hoare Lea and Partners
•    Design and Build M&E Contractor – Briggs and Forrester
•    Project Duration: 40 weeks M&E Installation
•    Project Value: £31m
•    M&E Package Value: £7m

Aura’s Role

Aura Technical Services were employed by Willmott Dixon to manage their Mechanical and Electrical contractor, Briggs and Forrester. We were employed from the pre-construction stage through to the commissioning and client training stage.

Detailed responsibilities included:
• Manage and coordinate the BIM process between Briggs and Forrester and their BIM partners

• Manage and coordinate the services’ shut downs which were required to integrate the new building with the existing Curzon building

• Manage and coordinate the all of the stand alone electrical service packages with the Cortech system

• Manage and coordinate the new BT services connections

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