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Building Blocks in Place for Future at University.

Brymor Construction is helping to shape ‘tomorrow’s world’ with the refurbishment of cutting-edge science buildings at the University of Southampton.

The company is completing the strip out and fit out of the internationally renowned Zepler Institute Building.

The complex is at the heart of undergraduate study in computing, electronics and electrical engineering with state-of-the-art technology and advanced facilities.

But it is also a global centre of research and innovation in optoelectronics and photonics – involving the science and application of light generation, detection and manipulation.

University of Southampton

Brymor’s demolition work includes removing ceilings, partitions, block walls, fixtures and fittings and floor finishes.

Its new works comprise partitions, M&E systems, ceilings, decorations, floor finishes, refurbishment of the passenger lift and a new balustrade to the existing staircase.

The project also includes new glazed entrances together new windows on the north and south elevations.

Stephen Morton, Brymor Chairman, said: “Researchers at the Zepler Institute play a leading role in shaping the world of tomorrow.

“It is important that they have the highest-quality buildings and facilities to enable them to achieve the greatest results in their groundbreaking work.

“It is an honour for Brymor to be involved in this project and contribute to the institute and university’s future success.”

The Zepler Institute has one of the Europe’s premier cleanroom facilities housing a range of photonics and fabrication capabilities, while also being home to the world-leading Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC).

Its community of researchers include some of the leading figures in the field of photonics, who have contributed significantly to the growth of the industry, including the optical telecommunication technology that underpins the internet as well as solutions in medicine, biosciences sensing, security and manufacturing.

Brymor has a long track record in the education sector, including primary, secondary and independent schools as well as colleges and universities.

The company recently completed a major refurbishment of the University of Southampton’s Montefiore halls of residence.