The works comprise the construction of a new three storey extension to the OrionBuilding incorporating a new entrance, informal working areas, exhibition space, observation areas and an additional staircase, as well as associated external works.
The scheme also involves refurbishment works to the existing building to provide increased computer facilities, improved access to central facilities and better visual connection with the working laboratories. The total gross floor area is 322m2 for new build and 1,089m2 for the refurbishment. The site is at Clarendon Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS1 3BZ. Teesside University own the site.