Central Utility Building

“It may not be a stimulating centre of education but it is the backbone of the institution,” remarked Chief Justice C. St. Clair Trainor at the official opening of the Central Utility Building on Friday, November 24, 1972. It was the new University of Prince Edward Island’s first construction project. The building is houses the campus’ carpentry, electrical, plumbing and paint shops as well as administration offices.

Building Code: CUB
Building Number: 2
Building Type: Building
Architect: Alfred J. Hennessey
Year Built: 1972
Total Area:  41,035 ft2 (3,812 m2)
Structure:  Concrete block, face brick, metal siding, concrete
Primary Role/Purpose: Facilities Management


  • Facilities Management
  • Security Services
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