Capital Projects

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The Capital Projects team's function is to lead and deliver masterplan and non-masterplan construction projects in accordance with the University’s Strategic and Tactical objectives utilising industry best practice.

Key Project Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Programming
  • Project Execution Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement
  • Change control
  • Cost control
  • Sustainability
  • Reporting
  • Statutory Compliance and Approvals
  • Management of external design teams

Additional Project Responsibilities

  • Space Management
  • Space audits
  • HESA returns

Project Delivery

Typically, projects are managed utilising in-house processes and procedures aligned with the RIBA Plan of Works to provide structure and consistency throughout the project lifecycle.

RIBA Plan of Work (Current Ed. 2020)

  1. Strategic Definition
  2. Preparation and Briefing
  3. Concept Design
  4. Spatial Coordination
  5. Technical Design
  6. Manufacturing and Construction
  7. Handover
  8. Use


The team comprises the following dedicated project management and space planning roles:

  • Peter Dentith, Head of Projects
  • Jodie Lonsdale, Construction Project Manager
  • Charlotte France, Construction Project Manager
  • Mike Corbett, Construction Project Manager
  • Mike Freeman, Space Manager