Hugh Baird College

Improving Your Campus

On this page, you can gain an insight into the improvements we are making to our campus and keep up-to-date with the progress of the works.

Learner Support Hub, Balliol building

13 September 2021:

The new Learner Support Hub on the 4th Floor Balliol building is nearly complete.


4 August 2021:

A £60,000 investment will enhance the facilities available to our students who access Learner Support. The new facility, located on the 4th floor of the Balliol building, will be a safe and welcoming space for students to access, study and achieve.

4th Floor Classrooms, Balliol building

13 September 2021:

The new classroom facilities on the 4th Floor Balliol building are now complete.


4 August 2021:

£50,000 is being invested to provide new classroom facilities for our T-level courses. The rooms will be based on our recently established teaching practices and will provide a modern look with flexible furnishing, and our new collaboration walls.

Digital T-level Facility, Port Academy Liverpool building

4 August 2021:

A large investment is being made to provide our Digital T-level students with a technical environment, enabling them to work on live servers and switching cabinets. They will be able to hone their skills on a range of processes, including Operating System installation and copper/fibre cabling. To complement this facility, we will also be commissioning a flexible learning room where T-level students will be able to practice coding and project development.

Mezzanine, Port Academy Liverpool building

4 August 2021:

A significant investment in this facility will provide a new resource for our Electro Technical Engineering T-level students, including 15 state-of-the-art real-life working environment bays and collaboration screens.

Balliol building and Lifestyle Fitness building

13 September 2021:

The refurbished staff room is now complete.


7 April 2021:

The room refurbishment works of 8 rooms in the Balliol building and Lifestyle Fitness building are now complete. View the rooms with our 360° images. If you have a VR headset, you can view them in Virtual Reality.

Port Academy Liverpool building

3 March 2021:

The room refurbishment works in the Port Academy Liverpool building are now complete. View the rooms with our 360° images. If you have a VR headset, you can view them in Virtual Reality.


5 February 2021:

An update from Contractor Caolan on the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms at the end of week 4.


5 February 2021:

An update from Contractor Caolan on the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms at the end of week 4.


8 February 2021:

A timelapse video showing the progress of the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms.


5 February 2021:

Photos showing the progress of the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms.


1 February 2021:

An update from Contractor Caolan on the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms at the end of week 3.


25 January 2021:

An insight from Contractor Caolan on the progress of the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms.


21 January 2021:

A timelapse video showing the progress of the ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms.


11 January 2021:

Work begins on ‘A’ and ‘T’ rooms. The photos below show the rooms on the first day of the refurbishments.

Solar Panels

19 February 2021:

Work has started on installing 350 solar panels to the roof of our Exeter Road wing. When ready, they’ll provide us with 125kW of green energy.

New Roof

21 January 2021:

Work replacing the roof of the Exeter Road part of the Balliol building is nearly complete.


12 December 2020:

Work starts on replacing the roof of the Exeter Road part of the Balliol building. This part of the building includes Hairdressing, Beauty and Media Make Up and 14-16 College departments.

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