Work starts on £21m Chippenham campus for Wiltshire College

Artist impression of new college building The new building will accommodate 1,000 full-time students

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Work to build a new £21m campus for Wiltshire College has started.

The new facilities will replace existing college buildings in Chippenham, off Cocklebury Road, and can accommodate 1,000 full-time students.

The campus will offer vocational courses in construction, engineering, hair and beauty, and army resettlement.

The new college building is scheduled to open to students at the beginning of the academic year in September 2015.

Wiltshire College has four campuses spread across Chippenham, Lackham, Salisbury and Trowbridge, with places for 3,300 full-time students and 6,000 part-time students.

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