The University of Southampton

Fire at the University

Published: 19 January 2006

On Sunday 30th October 2005 there was a major fire at the University of Southampton. The fire destroyed the Mountbatten Building (Building 53), which included some laboratories and offices used by the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC).

The ORC was split between two buildings, and the headquarters in the Physics Bulding (Building 46) were not directly affected.

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