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Marylebone campus

Home to the Westminster Business School (WBS) and the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (FABE), the Marylebone campus has been completely transformed.

The £20m project began in November 2010 and the final phase of construction was completed in autumn 2012, providing our students with a fresh, vibrant and professional campus in the heart of London.

Download the Marylebone site map

If you have any queries, email us at estatestrategy@westminster.ac.uk

Read the transcript for Marylebone redevelopment

The Learning Platform

At the heart of the campus, the Learning Platform is an enclosed space for students to study, work and socialise all year round. It offers a vibrant environment where staff and students can interact more informally and build their professional networks.

The Learning Platform has been created by placing a roof over the previously outdoor podium area. It has been completely remodelled and the new layout contains contemporary furnishings.

New catering area

Refreshments are provided at our new and improved catering area (from October 2012), situated within the Learning Platform.

The new catering area offers an international range of sustainably sourced refreshments, with extended opening hours to support students and staff throughout the day and during weekend activities.

New state-of-the-art facilities

These are new, dynamic multi-purpose facilities that can host a variety of high-profile events such as exhibitions, seminars and forums.

These areas provide our students with valuable opportunities to showcase work, network with industry professionals and participate in a range of extra-curricular events.

A green and sustainable campus

Our facilities have become more sustainable to support a green, lower-carbon, environmental agenda.

Natural lighting and air flow have been improved to reduce heat loss and offer significant carbon savings.

The roof over the Learning Platform maximises natural light with a glazed 'Blade'.

A rainwater-harvesting system has been installed on the roof to feed the campus lavatories, saving on water consumption.

Please read this contractor newsletter on how we have incorporated green thinking in to the project

Improved library services and space

Our library area has expanded to provide better study areas for students.

With direct access from the new Learning Platform, it supports our students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The developer's guide to the Marylebone project

Read about the project from the point of view of David Rumsey, from international consultancy and construction company Mace.

Download PDF brochure

"For the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment the project will give us, for the first time, a shop window for our world-leading teaching and research with a very public space that can be used for exhibitions, lectures and events."
Professor Jeremy Till, Dean of Architecture and the Built Environment

"Similarly for Westminster Business School, this development will provide an attractive space for our undergraduate students appropriate for a leading university business school.

The new high specification postgraduate suite will match the expectations of our discerning postgraduate and executive clients".
Professor Jean Woodall, Dean of Westminster Business School

"It is vital that we can breathe new life into the Marylebone site and create a better sense of identity. This project does that by creating a real heart to the campus, which will be vibrant and uplifting for all students, staff and visitors.

It will also ensure there is room for adaptation and change as the University responds to future needs."
Trevor Wills, Director of Estates & Facilities

Visualisation of the new Marylebone campus