Space Management


The aim of the Space Management team is to make the best use of our current space in order to minimise our environmental impact and better balance resources so the estate is fit for purpose and future developments.

Space Policy 

The current University space policy can be found by clicking this link

The University's space policy undergoes periodic reviews and is thus liable to change. Please ensure that before you submit a request for additional or a change to your building space you read the above policy. 

Request Additional or Changes to Building Space

Please click here and complete the required form regarding changes to space. Once complete please forward it to Dimitrios Sarris by email:

Please be aware that a financial threshold exists to categorise project work as either minor or capital. The University financial regulations define capital as anything exceeding £10,000 including VAT. If your request is likely to be above this threshold please contact the project team for guidance.

Information on Building Space & Floor Layout Plans

For more information on requesting additional or changes to building space or to gain access to floor plans for the University please contact Dimitrios Sarris.

Claire Evans

Claire Evans, Head of Space Strategy &  Refurbishments

Claire started work at Aston in June 2007 moving from a role of Space Planner at another University. Claire oversees the strategic space planning function which includes space allocation and the development of the Space Masterplan.

Tel: 0121 204 4351      Email:            Location: MB723

Ric Bongiovi

Riccardo Bongiovi, Space Planner 

Riccardo Bongiovi started his role in January 2011 following graduation from BCU in July 2010. Riccardo works as part of the Space Management team with Claire Evans and is responsible for the planning and utilisation of the University’s space, ensuring efficient usage of all physical resources and management of the building floor plans and space database.

Tel: 0121 204 4971          Email:            Location: MB723

Dimitrios Sarris, Space & Projects Data Administrator

Tel: 0121 204 5148        Email:                  Location: MB723