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Southern Regional College (SRC) Estates Projects

The project aims to replace buildings that are not fit for purpose and rationalise the 17 campuses that SRC currently operates from

Project Description

The project consists of three new building projects, located at existing campuses at Armagh and Banbridge as well as a new campus at Craigavon to replace the existing campuses at Lurgan and Portadown.

The driving force behind the project is to provide high quality fit for purpose accommodation to enable the delivery of training provision and further and higher education in a manner which is attractive to students, creates an effective modern learning environment and supports the efficient operation of the college, both now and in the future.

Project Status

Armagh: Completion was achieved at Armagh on 20th March 2020 and the fit out / move in is ongoing

Banbridge: Sectional completion of the new campus building is on schedule to be achieved on the 14th August 2020 with associated demolition and hard & soft landscaping to be completed in Quarter 4 of 2020

Craigavon: Currently awaiting the outcome of a Judicial Review legal challenge against the planning approval decision.  Project ready to progress to tender

SIB Involvement

An SIB Project Director was appointed on the 1st September 2015. The post is being delivered through the Strategic Investment Board under an Operational Partnership Agreement between SIB and the Department for Economy.


For further information contact:

Ruairi Lavery, BSc (Hons) PGDip MCIOB

Project Director

M: +44 (0)74 6449 3775

T:  +44 (0)28 3025 9721

E: (SRC): laveryr@src.ac.uk

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