Tinbergen Redevelopment – Updates
Creating a World-Class Centre for Life and Mind Sciences
Please regularly check this page for updates.
May 2020 - LaMB Newsletter Issue 1
The bimonthly Life and Mind Building Newsletter will bring you up to date news on various aspects of the Tinbergen demolition, CTL enabling work and the development of plans and construction of the Life and Mind Building (LaMB). Read the newsletter
October 2019 - Demolition approved
Oxford City Council has approved the University’s planning application for the demolition of the existing Tinbergen building along with the enabling works to adjacent and adjoining buildings to allow redevelopment of the site. Find out more.
June 2019 - planning application submitted
The University has submitted a planning application for demolition of the Tinbergen Building and enabling works to adjacent and adjoining buildings to allow redevelopment of the site. Find out more.
May 2019 - Public consultation Events
A public consultation event took place on 17 and 18 May. The information boards showing proposals for the enabling and demolition works on the Tinbergen site and the emerging design for the new building are available to view online at www.ox.ac.uk/lifeandmind. Find out more
April 2019 - Designing the new building | What's happening on site | Cycle safety event
The project is now moving into development of the concept design of the building and extensive consultation with the people who will use it. Find out more
February 2019 - Architects Appointed
The University has appointed architects for the new provisionally named Centre for Life and Mind Sciences it plans to construct on the site of the existing, now empty, Tinbergen building. Find out more
January 2019 - Visit the site
Erith, the main contractor for asbestos removal and pre-demolition works, are happy to welcome any member of staff who would like to visit the site and find out about the asbestos removal work that is going on. Find out more.
The project team is ready to answer any queries you may have during the current phase of the project. In the first instance, email us at:
You can also contact members of the team:
Estates Services Capital Projects
Programme Manager: Paul Prince
firstname.lastname@example.org / T: 01865 278761 M: 07979516591
Head of Capital Projects: Richard Jones
email@example.com / 01865 614809
Our on-site team
Bidwells – project managers:
Toby Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Erith – main contractor for asbestos removal and pre-demolition works:
Aaron Porter, email@example.com