is a large 6 floor building in the centre of the University of Sheffield
The building is currently used to house part of the student's union
on floors 1 to 4 and some administrative departments of the university. Floor 1 contains the Union's Bar One drinks outlet, floor 2 is the Union's Foundry and Fusion venue, floor 3 is largely devoted to the Union of students reception and shop areas, floor 4 contains a university run food court, floor 5 another university food area, bar and Senior Common Room and floor 6 the student finance office. Most of the university run departments, including the food courts and offices, are located in an isolated section of the building on the Western side. The student's union occupies the Eastern "Link Building" section. It is connected to the Octagon Centre
on level 4 via a skyway
The original structure was built in the 1960's located to the west, and was isolated from the older Grave's Building to the east. The building housed the union bar (now known as Bar One) and two food areas, the lower refectory (now the Foundry) and upper refectory (now the City View cafe and Loxley's food court), amongst other offices and union departments. The 5th floor was another catering area used by staff, and also housed a room for staff, known as the Senior Common Room (SCR).
During the mid nineties the Union of students in conjunction with the university extended the building to connect... Read More