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SDC celebrates success as £35m project takes shape at TWI
Redevelopment of the TWI site which will create a series of new buildings connected to the main Bevan Braithwaite building by means of a link street structure is now well underway and a time capsule ceremony was held on Friday 7 March to mark the end of the steel construction phase of the build programme.
TWI Chief Executive Christoph Wiesner welcomed Member of Parliament for South Cambs and Leader of the House of Commons Andrew Lansley CBE, and Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts to , who gave the seal of approval to the TWI's 25,000 square metre expansion programme by lowering into the ground a friction-stir welded capsule containing examples of research and innovation in materials joining and structural integrity technologies.
Pictured from left to right:Sir John O'Reilly(Government Director General of Knowledge and Innovation), Andrew Lansley, David Willetts, Vicky Ford (MEP) Sarah Preston (TWI), Christoph Wiesner (TWI Chief Executive) and Francis Shiner (SDC Managing Director).