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Membership 2018/19

The Provost, or nominee (Chair)

Professor Christine Ennew

Two members of the Academic Staff (Deputy Chairs)
Professor Kate Seers
Professor David Haddleton
A Pro-Vice-Chancellor, appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
Professor Christopher Hughes
The Registrar, or nominee
Robin Green

The Chairs of the Boards of the Faculties:



Professor Penny Roberts

Science, Engineering and Medicine

Professor Mike Shipman

Social Sciences

Professor Matthew Nudds

The Academic Director (Graduate Studies)

Professor Colin Sparrow

The Director of Estates

James Breckon

The Finance Director

Andrew Smith

The Commercial Director

Rupert Lawrie

In Attendance:

Chief Finance Officer (Estates)
Capital Programme Director (Estates)

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Terms of Reference

(i) To examine the entire range of non-residential building space in the University and to approve its allocation within the context of the University’s Strategic Framework for Capital Development approved by the Council as part of the University’s Five Year Financial Plan.

(ii) To keep under review the use, availability and accessibility of non-residential University accommodation and to advise the officers concerned and make reports and recommendations on these matters, via the Steering Committee, to the Finance and General Purposes Committee and the University Estate Committee, where appropriate.

(iii) To review and revise, as appropriate, for consideration by Steering Committee and Council, sections of the institutional risk register relating to space and capital planning.

(iv) To prepare an annual Capital Development Plan for consideration by the University Executive Board and the Financial Plan Sub-Committee and approval as part of the University’s annual Financial Planning round.

(v) To consider updates from Capital Programme Boards in relation to ongoing capital projects, reporting overall progress to the Steering Committee on a regular basis.

(vi) To recommend to the Financial Plan Sub-Committee the programme for the repair and maintenance of University buildings, engineering services, grounds, garden and road. In cases where a major problem or priority arises in respect of such repair and maintenance outside of that anticipated in the financial plan, the Group will make recommendations to the Finance and General Purposes Committee, the University Estate Committee, or the Council.

(vii) To monitor procedures and practices across the University relating to compliance with the University’s Environmental Policy and with performance against the University’s environmental targets.

(viii) To promote good practice within the University in the conservation of natural resources and reduction of waste and pollutants.

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Reporting Structure

The Capital Space and Amenities Group is a sub-committee of the University Estate Committee and exercises delegated powers in respect of the annual allocation exercise.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Mr Scott Lloyd, Senior Assistant Registrar (Space Management and Timetabling)
(S dot Lloyd at warwick dot ac dot uk or ext: 22787)

Assistant Secretary: Nicola Hunt, Assistant Registrar (Space Management and Timetabling)
(Nicola dot Hunt at warwick dot ac dot uk)

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Dates of meetings of the Capital Space and Amenities Group can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

The Timetable is published and updated online and should be referred to when verifying arrangements throughout the academic year.

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