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In 2004, plans were finalised for a 117 hectare extension to the campus, provisionally called Heslington East, designed to mirror the existing Heslington West campus.
The plans set out that the new campus would be built on arable land between Grimston Bar park and ride car park and Heslington village.
For a number of years, the university's expansion plans were limited by planning restrictions on the Heslington West campus.
The City of York planning conditions stipulate that only 20% of the land area may be built upon, and the original campus was at full capacity.
The original buildings were designed by architects Sir Andrew Derbyshire and Stirrat Johnson-Marshall, with input also from the Vice-Chancellor Lord James and the Registrar John West-Taylor.
The buildings are connected by numerous covered walkways and bridges.
The university had a total income of £331.4 million in 2016/17, of which £66.0 million was from research grants and contracts.
The institution also leases King's Manor in York city centre.At the time, the university consisted of three buildings, principally the historic King's Manor in the city centre and Heslington Hall, which has Tudor foundations and is in the village of Heslington on the edge of York.A year later, work began on purpose-built structures on the Heslington Campus, which now forms the main part of the university.(abbreviated as Ebor or York for post-nominals) is a collegiate plate glass research university located in the city of York, England.Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects.