Right: outside the front of 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Top left: ground floor from building entrance
Bottom left: temporary props on the sixth floor
The “stacking” diagram (PDF) gives a visual impression of the planned main uses of the building.
The Members’ Room will be conveniently located on the ground floor immediately accessible from the entrance and offer WiFi, space to work or relax.
There will be up to nine meeting rooms of varying sizes (capacities of between 10 and 30 people) - this compares to six at 38 Portland Place (maximum size 24).
The principal meeting space will be the new multi-function facility on the lower ground floor which will be able to house, in different layouts, a lecture theatre seating up to 90, a meeting or dining room for 30, a training, seminar or exhibition space, or a large area for receptions.
The building is being designed to enable and support vitual meetings and all meeting rooms will be equipped with high quality data to enable WiFi, audiovisual, video conferencing and webinar services and facilities. 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields will be a virtual hub for the College.
Resourcing the project
The College is expecting that the resources that it can draw on from reserves deliberately accumulated to fund future premises needs, a significant legacy and a generous grant offered by the Wolfson Foundation, will enable the scheme envisaged to be delivered. The planned sale of 38 Portland Place should fund the remainder of the costs, aiming to ensure that the College remains with appropriate levels of reserves for the future, and not require an increase in Fellow and member subscriptions as a result of the project.