Accrington and Rossendale College’s scenic Broad Oak Campus is situated on the out-skirts of Accrington with a wealth of greenery running through the heart of it to give you a friendly welcoming feel!
The main campus is split between four buildings, the Coppice Centre, Broad Oak Centre, the Hameldon Centre and the new Heartwood Centre.
The Broad Oak Centre comprises of the Higher Education Centre, Library+, Info+ Centre, Careers Advice and Guidance Team, Shop and classrooms.
The Coppice Centre houses the Hair, Beauty and Media Departments, the main refectory and Student Hub, this includes:
- Three Hair Salons
- Three Beauty Salons
- Dance Studio
- 160 seat Coppice Theatre
- TV Studio
- Radio Studio
- Recording Studio
- Desk Top Publishing Suite
The multi-million pound Hameldon Centre, which houses our award-winning Construction Trades and Building Services Departments and also our Motor Vehicle Engineering workshop, includes state-of-the-art workshops and top of the range tools and equipment.
In addition to these we have a multi-purpose 3G football pitch, sports pavilion and the brand new Sports Fitness Centre. The Sports Fitness Centre houses a fitness suite with up-to-date equipment, Sports Science Lab and a four court sports hall capable of hosting a wide range of sporting activities.
The new state-of-the-art Heartwood Centre, which houses the College’s Hospitality and Catering Department, alongside its brand new Roots restaurant and bespoke conferencing facilities provides students with professional industry standard equipment. The centre also boasts a main production kitchen, training kitchens, a bakery and patisserie as well as a shop.
All of our rooms are purpose built and stocked with the latest equipment, giving learners and local residents some of the most advanced facilities in the UK. We’re extremely proud of the Broad Oak Campus and we hope you’ll come along to one of our Open Days to see what all the excitement is about. Click here to see when our next Open Events are taking place.