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Lancaster & Morcambe College The redevelopment of Lancaster and Morecambe College included the refurbishment and remodelling of the existing buildings, the creation of a new Construction and Engineering Centre and landscaping. The College caters to 1,200 full-time students aged 16-18, 400 adult learners and 130 higher education students, all studying a range of vocational courses from Construction to Hair and Beauty. The College primarily provides vocational courses and apprenticeships, collaborating with a range of employers including the NHS and EDF Energy. Carlisle College Carlisle College has carried out a series of projects designed to extend and improve its existing estate. In 2004 the college envisioned a phased £30 million investment in its main campus. This included a 2008 project at the centre of its estate (£11 million), providing new teaching and social facilities, a visitors reception and connection between existing buildings. This work was led by Turner & Townsend Project Manager and designed by Ryder Architecture. Additional refurbishment, via the Skills Funding Agency’s Estates Renewal Grants and “CIF” programmes has brought much of the remaining estate up to a good standard. The 2014 Development, the subject of this case study, was the creation of a new £5.6 million Arts Centre, designed by Architects Broadway Malyan with Project Management by AA projects. Hartpury College Over the last two decades Hartpury College has grown and developed a curriculum that extends well beyond its original land-based remit. New facilities were required both to accommodate growth and replace outmoded teaching spaces. The new centre provides modern classrooms and flexible learning space. Fareham College CEMAST The new Centre for Excellence in Engineering &Manufacturing Advance Skills Training or CEMAST brings together all the Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing courses run by Fareham College on a single site at Daedalus airfield in Lee-on-the-Solent. The Centre provides training for over 900 Full Time and Part Time Students, and acts as the main learning centre for students in apprenticeship programmes with partner companies  such as – BAE Systems, GE Aviation, Virgin Atlantic, Coopervision, Burgess Marine, Jensen Motorsport. Bradford College In 2008/9 Bradford College embarked upon an ambitious £140m comprehensive redevelopment strategy to replace its existing out-dated and inefficient facilities. However, following the withdrawal of the LSC grant funding programme in 2009, the College was forced to reconsider its position and devise a reduced scale development programme, with the majority of funding for the project being realised by the College itself. Despite this position and the need to make significant reductions in cost, the College retained its core aims of embracing educational transformation in a truly flexible environment whilst realising efficient cost in use. The resultant scheme completed in July 2014 clearly recognises each of these aspirations, in a magnificent new building situated in the heart of the town centre. Delivered on time and on budget the new David Hockney Building is a fine example of how an inspirational College team with a clear strategy coupled with an experienced design team can realise a new building that reflects the very best of delivering Further Education in the 21st Century. Barking & Dagenham College Barking & Dagenham College in east London has been serving its community since the early 1960s. Ensuring facilities are industry standard means development and refurbishment projects are frequent. The Jubilee Building project involved the complete transformation of the campus frontage and the creation of new flagship...

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