Huddersfield Centre, Waterfront Quarter
In September 2013, Kirklees College opened a brand new, state-of-the-art campus at the Waterfront Quarter in Huddersfield.
The £74 million building has replaced the former centre at New North Road and provides an inspirational learning environment for thousands of students.
As one of only thirteen colleges in England given funding by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) now the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), the centre offers first class education and training opportunities.
The new centre offers nine floors of classrooms and workshops, a gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services all in one place, cash point, free wifi and much more.
Huddersfield Centre location information
Engineering Centre, St Andrew's Road
In August 2012, Kirklees College opened the doors to the specialist engineering and motor vehicle centre on Turnbridge Road, Off St Andrew's Road in Huddersfield.
The Engineering Centre boasts state of the art learning facilities for teaching the most up to date engineering and motor vehicle practises.
The 5,800 square metre building is two storeys high and provides a modern and well equipped facility for maintenance and fabrication workshops, as well as a motor vehicle department. Students will be able to develop their skills in an inspiring learning environment with new classrooms, demonstration areas, offices and excellent student facilities.
The contemporary hi-tech design and finishing will reflect the style and character of the vicinity just off St Andrew's Road.
The Engineering Centre was officially opened in November 2012 by celebrity engineer-inventor Dick Strawbridge. In 2012-2013, applications for engineering and motor vehicle courses were up by 30 per cent. Over 1,000 engineering and motor vehicle including 350 apprentices now pass through the doors every week.
Engineering Timelapse Video
College on Camera
- 02:45Waterfront Quarter - celebration
The college hosted a firework display to celebrate the work that has already been done on its new Waterfront Quarter site.