Tower Building

The Tower Building is the main entrance to the University, and was opened in 1961.

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University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN

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Level access at the rear of the building and ramped access at the front.

There is a defibrillator / AED in the Tower Building on a small shelf on the left-hand side above the radiator as you enter the Reception desk.

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Room hire

Tower building Capacity
D'Arcy Thompson 290
Baxter 1.36 70
Large rooms x three 30
Small rooms x three 16

All these rooms have natural daylight (except for D'Arcy Thompson), full AV equipment and are set in a combination of classroom and boardroom style, however, these layouts can be changed to your preference.

D'Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre

‌The D’Arcy Thompson lecture theatre is accessed from the foyer of the Tower Building as are the ground floor meeting rooms. The lecture theatre and all rooms carry the full range of audio visual presentation equipment.

Baxter Room 1.36

The Baxter Room 1.36 is situated on the first floor of the Tower Building with 80 level seating available.


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