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In the largest single expansion since UCL was founded nearly 200 years ago, UCL East will join our our Bloomsbury campus in discovering, co-creating and sharing new knowledge for the benefit of all

Key facts

  • 180,000 sqm – UCL East is spread across 4.63 hectares with capacity for around 180,000 sqm of space – equivalent to around 25 Wembley football pitches, or around 40% of our current Bloomsbury campus
  • 50,000 sqm – Our two Phase 1 buildings provide 50,000 sqm of space – equivalent to around 7 Wembley football pitches – across academic and research space, student accommodation, and retail, community and engagement uses
  • £100million – Government has confirmed that UCL will received £100million towards UCL East from the £151million government investment for East Bank
  • Eight faculties – Phase 1 will bring together eight UCL faculties, with around 4,000 students and around 260 academic staff when fully operational
  • Open to all – The ground and first floor of our buildings are designed to welcome in visitors and the public, as well as UCL staff and students
  • Excellent transport connections – UCL East will be served by bus, underground, overground, DLR, high-speed rail and future crossrail services
  • Work underway –  Academic programmes are being developed, detailed planning (Reserved Matters) applications have been submitted for our buildings, and construction will start in 2019

 

UCL East vision

Academic vision

UCL East will discover and share new knowledge for the benefit of all

UCL East model

Buildings

Find out how the project is progressing – and exactly what is being built

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UCL East will be an open, accessible and engaged university campus