Over £18 million investment in campus facilities
Over the last few years the college has invested £18 million in the campus in order to create state of the art learning facilities and modern social areas.
COMING SOON: Health and Wellbeing Centre, Opening Academic Year 21/22
The innovative £6 million pound Health and Wellbeing Centre is being built in order to meet the increasing demand for highly skilled workers in the health and social care and wellbeing sectors. It will also provide new state of the art mathematics accommodation to further strengthen the college’s already exceptional STEM facilities.
The Health and Wellbeing Centre will house new classrooms, futuristic simulated nursing training rooms, sensory and immersion rooms. It will also have a simulated hospital ward plus a modern Gym, Sports Hall and new changing rooms for use by both Sports curriculum and students to participate in activity to improve overall wellbeing and the student experience.
The IDEA Centre Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths. This unique facility offers students and employers innovative training facilities including an advanced manufacturing and CAD workshop, a digital and electronics suite, a metrology suite, a process control workshop, a pneumatics and hydraulics lab, a health and fitness suite, a project management suite, meeting rooms, a 3D modelling suite and an Industry 4.0 suite which all prepare students for the Industry 4.0 trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.
NEW: The Cronton Playhouse
The Cronton Playhouse is a brand new 320 seat theatre with orchestra pit. The theatre is home to the very latest technology and an advanced technical booth offering new spectacular effects and high impact sound to further enhance the Centre of Excellence performances to industry standard. The theatre also has a balcony, box office, dressing rooms, greenroom space and a storage area for larger productions.
NEW: Dance Studio and Performance Space
A large 16m X 11.5m dance studio with a fully-sprung professional Harlequin floor. The studio is fully equipped with sound & lighting facilities, allowing performances to take place and has mirrors and ballet barres to enhance teaching and dance classes.
NEW: Media and Film Suites
This new media facility is equipped with a 5000lm Full HD projector and 4m wide projection screen. The studio also has a separate editing area equipped with industry standard editing and image manipulation software including Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro.
- NEW Science laboratories
- NEW Social areas
- NEW Study areas
- NEW Animal management laboratory
- NEW Engineering workshops
- NEW Learning centres
- NEW Clinical practice ward
- NEW Sports laboratories