The new RIBA award winning School of Art and Design at the main Llandaff Campus is now able to deliver all its courses and develop its research in a modern facility that brings together all of its interests in fine art, ceramics, product design, illustration, making, graphic communication, textiles and architectural design and technology.

The new build development provides over 8,500 sq.m. of floor area delivering modern and efficient facilities for students and staff and bring all its art and design programmes in one location. New building houses the relocated School of Art and Design, providing exhibition space, studios, seminar rooms, breakout areas and tutorial rooms over four floors. The ground floor comprises of workshops for specialised equipment such as metal work shop, foundry, woodwork and dedicated kiln area. .

The welfare facilities include male and female toilets, changing rooms for cyclists and tea points. Administration accommodation will include a reception desk and several offices over the four storey building.

Silcock Dawson were appointed for the Mechanical and Electrical building services engineering that comprises, car park lighting, modification and extension of the existing utility services, heating, ventilation, public health, domestic hot and cold water with solar pre heat, automatic controls, lighting, HV/LV power distribution, Photovoltaic energy generation, access control, intruder alarm, fire alarm/detection, radio/TV and CCTV systems.