As of 5.00pm this Friday 15 September, the north-south route through the SBS building will no longer be accessible as the ramp on the northern side will be removed.
The SBS building can still be accessed from a new ramp on the southern side, but not from the northern side due to the von Haast demolition and rebuild project.
Alternate access to the north side of campus is down the western side of the von Haast site or via Forestry Road.
On Monday 4 September, the accessible ramp and general access from the north side of SBS will be closed off and a new accessibility ramp will be installed on the south side.
Site hoardings along the eastern side of von Haast, outside Central Lectures theatres, are scheduled to be erected during the mid-term break between 28 August and 8 September. This will significantly reduce the width of the access pathway into SBS and C Block but will not affect emergency egress.
More information on the von Haast project.
During this year there has been a steadily growing numbers of bikes locked to the fences, railings, trees and signposts around the southern entrance to the Engineering Core.
This has now become a health and safety issue which will increase further when the hoardings are installed around the von Haast building. Clear egress routes out of buildings are critical.
Some bike stands have been installed opposite the southern entrance this week and additional stands will be installed adjacent to the Electrical Link Tower when it is completed at the end of September.
Please note that as from Monday 21 August 2017, any bikes in this area that are not in legitimate bike stands will be removed by Security.
Signage will be in place to remind everyone and this will include the location of the nearest alternative bike stands.
Thank you for your cooperation with this.