A new student hub at the heart of the University of Greenwich

Our plans for the future

Our plans for the future

The university is continuing to invest in Greenwich, enhancing the facilities and protecting our heritage buildings.

History of the building

History of the building

The Dreadnought site has been in use for several centuries as a stabling area, a hospital, then a place of learning.

Student Consultation

Student Consultation

Find out about our consultation plans for everything from study space to furniture.

The programme of works

  • Planning application

    July - October 2015

    Submit the planning application and application for listed building consent to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

  • Detailed design phase

    August - December 2015

  • Staff relocated from Dreadnought Building

    September 2015

  • Enabling works

    January – April 2016

    This involves: 

    • Full surveys of the building
    • Relocation of power supplies
    • Minor structural works
    • Demolition works
    • Basement dig

  • Temporary accommodation installed in Dreadnought grounds

    October 2015

  • Main contract works

    October 2016 - April 2018

    This involves:

    • Refurbishment of  the building
    • The replacement of services
    • Construction of new courtyard atrium and mezzanine floors
    • Creation of gym, Student Union spaces, learning spaces and staff offices
    • External works

  • University of Greenwich fit out

    April 2018 - September 2018

  • Dreadnought Student Hub opens

    September 2018