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Estates Management record 2015/16 - Support NIA total

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Estates Management record 2015/16

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Support NIA total

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Short nameSMNIAST

This field contains data about the total Net Internal Area (NIA) of support space. The value can be recorded to three decimal places.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education providers (HEPs).

UnitSquare metre (m²)

All other non-teaching or research space, except for Net Internal Area Vacant non-residential, Net Internal Area residential, and Net Internal Area Other non-residential. Sum total of Support offices NIA and Support not offices NIA.

Please note that HEPs in England, Northern Ireland or Wales will need to return a value for this field to ensure that the mandatory field Non-residential NIA total is calculated correctly.

Commercial space that can be separately identified as a discrete area together with all associated costs, staff, energy, waste, emissions etc. is considered non-returnable and should be excluded from the Estates management record.

Only in circumstances where commercial space cannot be identified in accordance with the aforementioned conditions is it considered returnable and should therefore be included in the Estates management record (together with all associated costs, staff, energy, waste, emissions etc.).

Mandatory for
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Reason required

Sector use and benchmarking.

Part of
Field length11
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: SMNIAST

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