Report - Tresham College Kettering Jan09

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1 of them cnuts off 28dsl
Regular User
Aug 10, 2009
Big thanks to miles for the info on the place,I could not have done it without you mate bloody diamond of a bloke

Mid 1940s - The St Mary's Road site is acquired by the Kettering Technical College. During the Second World War it had been used as a hostel by the US Army Red Cross.

1948 - James McKinlay is appointed principal. During the summer and September, weekly classes in bookkeeping are held. Full evening classes commence in October.

info took off the bbc website

1970 - An extension to the college is opened. Work starts on further enlargement plans. The college now has around 750 full-time students.

1975 - The McKinlay Theatre is opened, named after the college's principal.

1988 - The student population has grown to 8,555.

1992 - Tresham College and Wellingborough College merge to become Tresham Institute. Keith Rowland continues as principal.

1994 - Tresham Institute opens a new campus on Windmill Avenue, Kettering. It's the old Kettering School for Boys campus.

1998 - Keith Rowland retires. Sian MacDonald becomes the new principal.

2007 - Staff and students from the St Mary's Road campus are due to move to the new Windmill Avenue campus in early summer. There are proposals to demolish the St Mary's Road campus and to replace it with housing.