Social Spaces

Work has already begun on our two new Social Space facilities. Situated in the heart of campus, they will provide areas for staff and students to work, socialise and relax. They will be bright, spacious, comfortable and will have extended opening hours.

Foster Building will be extended to include areas for break out activities and informal spaces for social learning. A similar facility will be created between the Harrington and Greenbank Buildings. In these buildings key design features will include glass roofs and an indoor hidden gardens, as well as movable furniture so that staff and students can reconfigure the space to suit their needs.

The University is determined that the first delivery from the Masterplan will substantially benefit existing students, which is why the new Social Spaces are the first new facilities that will open. The University has worked with the Students’ Union to design these spaces so that they can be utilised for learning, leisure, events and socialisation.

We recognise that the student experience is much broader that the learning that happens in classroom spaces, which is why these Social Spaces have been specifically designed as an environment where staff and students can come together to relax, socialise and host meetings. They will transform the campus experience offering staff, students and visitors alike, the opportunity to take time away from their busy schedules and enjoy these warm and friendly spaces, truly making UCLan their own.

Foster Social Space
Foster Social Space
Harrington and Greenbank Social Space
Harrington and Greenbank Social Space
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Night Profile
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Interior
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Interior
Foster at night
Foster at night
Foster Social Space
Harrington and Greenbank Social Space
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Foster at night

News Articles

UCLan’s Masterplan vision is brought to life

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Timelapse footage shows University buildings taking shape

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Building site visit for UCLan pre-school children

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Social Spaces Progress

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Student Site Visit: Social Space Foundation Works

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UCLan Breaks Ground as Work Begins on £8.15 Million Social Spaces Scheme

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Contractor Appointed for £8.15million University Social Spaces

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UCLan Chooses Architect for £8.15 Million Social Spaces

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Campus Masterplan Flythrough Unveiled

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From Drawing Board to Reality

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Work Begins on the £200 Million Campus Development Plan

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University Announces £200 Million Development Proposals

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