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Campus Development Steering Group

Please note: This Group no longer operates.

Terms of Reference

  1. To maintain oversight of an overall plan or framework for campus development.

  2. To monitor and comment on the current physical nature and condition of the University of York campus, including its buildings, facilities, landscaping and infrastructure.

  3. To monitor and comment on current and proposed physical developments on or near the University of York campus, including the development of new buildings or facilities, landscaping and infrastructure.

  4. To receive reports from the Capital Expenditure Control Group on the financial situation in relation to capital funding for estates matters.

  5. To advise the Senior Management Group, Finance & Policy Committee and Council on the implications of current and proposed developments for University activities.

  6. To oversee liaison with external agencies regarding current and proposed developments. In particular, to maintain an overview of current planning applications and the implications of proposed developments for existing planning consents.

  7. To oversee consultation with external and internal communities and stakeholders about current and proposed physical developments.

  8. To maintain oversight of the steering and management of specific projects, and approve the composition of project steering groups. 


Membership 2015/16

Registrar (Chair) Dr David Duncan
Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost Professor Saul Tendler

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Teaching, Learning and Students

Prof John Robinson

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research

Prof Deborah Smith
Director of Finance Jeremy Lindley
Director of Estates & Campus Services Jon Meacock
Head of Estates (Development) Gary Ashmore
Director of Commercial Services Jon Greenwood
President YUSU Ben Leatham
President GSA Rasha Ibrahim
O'Neill Planning Associates Ltd (Advisor in attendance) Janet O'Neill
Secretary / Planning Officer (In attendance) Dr Geoff Harrison


Meeting dates

  • Wednesday 28 September 2016, 2:15pm in HG15
  • Wednesday 16 November 2016, 2:15pm in HG15
  • Wednesday 1 February 2017, 2:15pm in HG15
  • Wednesday 19 April 2017, 2:15pm in HG15
  • Wednesday 7 June 2017, 2:15pm in HG15


Campus Development Steering Group reports to Finance and Policy Committee



Dr David Duncan

Professor Saul Tendler



Dr Geoff Harrison