Well the Christmas snow has come 15 days too early! not a huge amount of depth but enough to need clearing with all the activities going on campus .A great way to spend a Sunday evening.
Once again many thanks to our student volunteers who came to the bulb planting sessions over the last few weeks helping to make the campus a more attractive place to work and also helping our pollenating insects.
Many different projects going on at the moment on campus,upgrading the ducting infrastructure for IT being one of them. At least we were made aware of this part of the project along the side of Gaskell. We can revisit the planting along this section to put something more appropriate when we know the project is finished and hopefully no-one else needs […]
Thought this would be a suitable time for a quick brief on the pond and the multiple challenges we face with maintaining it, so here goes: The pond is constructed out of concrete with steep sloped sides all round and only about 750mm deep right the way across with no variation. Perfect conditions for the water to […]
After the failure of one weeping willow which fell across the river we now need to reduce in size the leaning willow right next to the accommodation office, this will have to be done on Saturday when the activity in the building area is minimal, there will be noise so be prepared if your in […]
It was good to see all the hard work being carried out by a small team paying off and being recognised with Brunel’s first Green Flag Award !
Plenty of activity all around campus at the moment, many different contractors working on site digging trenches, holes and pulling out shrubberies with compounds on both Site One and Two making it difficult for the team to access areas in some cases, we hope to cover most areas over the next few of weeks when we have access and […]
One from the Science Park, doubt whether it was on the architect’s drawings though!
Yes we actually have a wild flower meadow over on Site One, plants such as Perennial Cornflower, Field Scabious, Ladies Bedstraw, Vetch, Wild Carrot, Yarrow, Trefoil to name just a few. The area is rich in wildlife providing a great source of food for many species including bees feeding off the nectar, dragonflies and later on […]
Very busy over the last few weeks with school sports days, athletes’ from various countries in preparation for world championships and also Jacksonville Jaguars running a training camp for a few days-two American football pitches marked up and then a quick turnaround for Women’s rugby Union England under 21’s v Spain, not to mention summer schools sports […]