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Campus by the sea takes shape

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nAberystwythNov13The £450M Bay Campus development in Swansea is rapidly taking shape with the help of steel construction.

Developer St Modwen and Swansea University, along with their construction partners, Vinci Construction and Leadbitter, are constructing a new campus on the eastern approach to the city.

Located on a former BP Transit site, the campus will have the distinction of being one of the few universities with direct access onto a beach and its own seafront promenade.

The majority of the campus will comprise of steel framed buildings, with Caunton Engineering responsible for five structures.

The company will erect 1,600t of steel for an innovation hub and manufacturing block; a teaching block; a great hall student facility; a learning and resource centre; and a Swansea Materials and Research Testing (SMaRT) building which will be used for testing materials for the aerospace industry.

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