Phillip Lyle Building, Reading University

This 7 storey building has been extensively
refurbished transforming it into 4 floors of offices,

1 floor of labs, 1 floor of mechanical plant rooms
and ground floor of seminar rooms and computer suite.

Due to the different applications of the building Lowe &
Oliver were asked to install various different types of
systems including: general lighting, power outlets within
dado trunking, addressable fire alarm, fire suppression
and Vesda sampling fire alarm within the IT room, refuge
alarm, disabled alarm and data and telecoms wiring.


Key Facts

Client: University of Reading


Architect: GSS

Main Contractor: Mansell

Value: £875,000

Start date: September 2005

Completion date: June 2006