An outline planning application (07/00985/OUT) was submitted to Southampton City Council, seeking consent for the demolition of the majority of the buildings and redevelopment on Boldrewood campus as the Maritime Centre of Excellence (MCE).
Southampton City Council resolved to grant outline planning consent for the MCE proposal subject to completion of a legal agreement, the discharge of conditions, and approval of reserved matters.
Enabling works began on site which started to prepare the site for the planned Phase 1 redevelopment.
The Phase 1 detailed design proposals was submitted to the City Council.
Demolition of lecture theatre block to start.
Work is planned to take place to create a new entrance to the site from Burgess Road.
28 Octobers 2008
Phase 1 planning application is expected to be considered by Southampton City Council's Planning and Rights of Way Panel.
Work will start on site for Phase 1 construction.
Occupants of Boldrewood B62 will be moved to their new accommodation on the Highfield campus.
Work will start to prepare Boldrewood B62 for demolition.
Staff from the University's School of Engineering Sciences and marine engineers from Lloyd's register will occupy the first new building of the Phase 1 development.