UCL East




The timeline

  • October 2014 – UCL East Business Case submitted and approved by UCL Council
  • January 2015 – Shortlist announced for UCL East masterplanners
  • May 2015 – LDA Design appointed to develop campus masterplan
  • July 2016Academic planning process began, led by Professor David Price
  • March 2016Final shortlist of academic activities drawn up
  • September 2016Professor Paola Lettieri took over responsibility as Academic Director, and the process to finalise the academic vision for Phase 1 began
  • May 2017 - Outline Planning Application submitted
  • November 2017 - Approval from UCL Council for UCL East's revised budget and commercial arrangements for acquiring the land on the Olympic Park
  • December 2017 - Response expected from Outline Planning Application, and anticipated submission date of Reserved Matters applications
  • 2019 - Construction anticipated to commence
  • September 2021 - First academic year to begin at Pool Street West
  • September 2022 - First academic year to begin at Marshgate I, with a phased opening of the building