Development projects


The Estates Division are committed to creating a higher quality built environment, commensurate with LSE's academic standing. Strategic projects are developed and delivered by the Capital Development team, responsible for the planning and implementation of major capital projects, long term maintenance and carbon management in progress at the School. 

Current development projects are:

Centre Buildings Redevelopment (CBR)

This state of the art, flexible and highly sustainable building is due to complete in April 2019.  Find out what is happening on site and who to contact for more information...

The Marshall Building (MAR)

Demolition has commenced at 44 Lincoln's Inn Fields, the next major building project for the School.  The Marshall Building is due to complete in 2021, discover more about the project...

Alongside the two main construction sites there are various smaller projects happening around campus, details of which can be found here (pdf).

Long term maintenance plan

Find out what works are scheduled for the year ahead (pdf) and how they may affect you.

Completed projects

The team have a rolling maintenance programme for the campus here are details of some of the larger projects completed by us...

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

LSE's first new building for more than 40 years, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW) was officially handed over to the School in December 2013.

The building occupants arrived on Monday 6th January 2014 and since opening its doors the centre has received praise from students, staff and architecture critics and has won many awards. Read more about this award winning building...


Newletters are issued throughout the life of each major project to ensure stakeholders are kept updated.

Public Realm Strategy

LSE's Public Realm Strategy (pdf)  is one element of a broader strategy with the objective of delivering a university quarter comprising a world class estate.

New works requests

Any works within an LSE Academic Department, teaching facility or Service Division including Catering, Residences and Students' Union that involves alteration to the fabric of the building will require approval through a New Works Request form (NWR).