Teaching Spaces Refurbishment

The Diamond

Whilst not every venue looks as good as our World-class teaching resources in The Diamond, we do endevour to keep our excellent Teaching Spaces across the University Campus in the best condition to make the learning experience at the University as positive and beneficial to students and conference delegates as possible.  Below is an example of such work in our Teaching Spaces Refurbishment. / Take a look...

Project Details:

Client: Estates & Facilities Management

Project Manager

Project Manager:
Brian Evans | Email: B.N.Evans@Sheffield.ac.uk

Telephone: 0114 222 9038

Bartolome House (3x seminar rooms) – Minor works only in 2011.

Bartolome House Room

All other teaching rooms in the building have been refurbished since 2011. Light touch works and AV improvements needed to bring to same standard.


Geography Planning Building (Ron Johnson Room) – not refurbished in recent years.

Geography Building Ron Johnston Room

Space is underutilised and poor quality; full refurbishment is needed to increase occupancy, make use of galleried double height space; replace AV and furniture.


Chemistry Building (1x computer room) – not refurbished in recent years.

Chemistry G4 PC Lab

Room is in poor decorative state and needs full overhaul to bring to bring up to current teaching room standards.


Jessop West (6 x seminar rooms) – last refurbished 2009.

AV is poor and in need of replacement. Otherwise rooms in good condition.


Information Commons (1x seminar room) – not refurbished since building constructed in approx. 2007.

Info Commons 1.27

Light touch works and AV replacement recommended. 


The following building works will be carried out in University pool teaching spaces in summer 2017:

Jessop Building (3x seminar rooms) – not refurbished since building works in 2007.

Jessop Building Room G03

Light touch works and AV improvements needed to bring to same standard as other seminar rooms in building, refurbished 2014.


Portobello Building (6x seminar rooms and 1x computer room) – last refurbished 2009.

Portobello B51

Rooms are in poor decorative state and in need of AV replacement. Ventilation needs resolving; replacement furniture recommended.


Firth Court (1x lecture theatre) - not refurbished in recent years.

Firth G2 lecture theatre

Light touch works and AV replacement recommended. 


Hicks F Floor (7x seminar rooms – AV cabling works only) – last refurbished 2011.

Hicks F20 seminar room

Minimal works only required to audio visual functionality. 

Recently completed Teaching Space projects:

Richard Roberts Auditorium

Bartolome House Room DB11

Bartolome House Room AG14



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