Five storeys tall, environmentally friendly and the first of its kind in Lincolnshire, the University of Lincoln’s new medical school looks to enhance the city’s landscape and benefit the county’s healthcare future.
The £21 million Lincoln Medical School project was given the go-ahead yesterday by City of Lincoln councillors and will be another addition the the Brayford campus.
In a teaching partnership with the University of Nottingham, the facility will teach the next generation of medical students and help to tackle the shortage of health staff in the region.
You can take a fly through each storey of the new building in the video above.
The school will be built next to the existing science laboratories, the Janet Lane-Claypon Building, and opposite the university’s Isaac Newton Building.
Following the decision yesterday, Professor Andrew Hunter, deputy vice chancellor at the university, said the building was a “commitment” to the region.
“This building represents not just the success of creating a new medical school, but also our commitment to the communities in Lincolnshire who have supported us,” he said.
“It is an exciting prospect to be training the medical professionals of the future who could have a direct impact on the health of the county and surrounding areas.”
Work is set to start this autumn on the landmark facility and will be complete by Spring 2021.
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