Uganda National Bureau of Standards has embarked on the construction of its headquarters in Bweyogerere, Wakiso District. Currently UNBS is housed at Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) campus and in other buildings within Kampala, to accommodate all the Departments that provide standardization services. With support from Government and partners it is the intention of UNBS to complete construction of the headquarters within the next five years.
The construction, which started in March 2012, has been planned in the following phases:
Phase I: Administrative Block and Warehouse
Phase II: Laboratories (Metrology; Testing (Chemistry & Microbiology); Testing (Civil Engineering, Electrical & Materials); Sample Reception
Phase III: Conference Hall; Staff canteen; Recreational Center