The University of Glasgow Campus Development project celebrated a key milestone in the construction of the Research Hub, by hosting a ceremony for Topping Out. The ceremony was led by Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Glasgow, Andrew Ridley-Barker, Multiplex Operations Director for Europe, Randy Kray, Senior Principal and Director for Science and Technology and Alan Addison, Project Lead and Principal from architects HOK.

The Topping Out marks the completion of the building’s frame. A yew tree was also ceremonially raised by the youngest member of the construction team, Kris Johnston accordance with traditional topping out practice. The Research Hub is due to practical completion in 2021.

Darren Pike, Multiplex Project Director, said: “Multiplex are delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Glasgow to deliver the Research Hub. We are proud to have reached this landmark milestone on programme and look forward to delivering this world class research facility within the heart of the new Western Campus.”

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