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Tree work

Had to take down the Robinia pseudoacacia due to basal infection and decay in the stem-not the best location either being on the main spine and leaning over Marie Jahoda building  however managed to borrow the cherry picker to breakdown the tree in manageable sections. Left part of the trunk standing at the moment until […]

Christmas

The Christmas tree had to be relocated from the quad due to the Crank building works at short notice, it now has a new home near the Indoor Athletic Centre and Eastern Gateway entrance making it easier to crane into place, around 80 metres of lights have been used to decorate the 24ft tree seen here in […]

Fireworks

The Grounds department don’t just cover the landscape, outdoor sports facilities and biodiversity we also get involved in numerous events that happen throughout the year working with many departments, student societies and volunteers for different projects.Over the last few days we have been involved with the set up and de-rig of the fireworks event that took […]

Bees update

The Bees of Brunel seem to have settled in pretty well now and are still fairly active despite the mixed weather we have been enduring recently. Here is one taking a breather up at the sports park.

Quad grass

It’s good to see the grass growing again on the quad after all the activities that have taken place on it these last few months ,with a bit of TLC from the team and the use of the growth mats it looks much more healthy- just in time for the next onslaught of activities during […]

Brunel Bats

People have asked what species of bats we have on Site ,well we have recorded around six species at the moment in various locations which isn’t bad considering how much light pollution is generated from the campus, the limited habitat (which we are improving) and all the activity going on. Bats play an important part in […]