Construction work is underway to build new accommodation for Reaseheath students. Work has begun on the 200 bed halls of residence, which will deliver five blocks of six, eight and 10-bedroom townhouses at the centre of the Nantwich campus.

Each of the two and three-storey townhouses will feature communal and dining areas, a kitchen and bathroom facilities to promote shared living among students aged 16 and over.

The first phase will be finished in time for the start of the academic year in September 2018 and the second phase will be ready by December 2018.

Reaseheath is one of the country’s leading, specialist land-based further and higher education colleges and demand for its vocational land-based courses continues to grow.

Ben Hunt, Reaseheath’s Head of Estates, commented: “The new halls of residence are an important part of our current £30 million development programme which is being delivered over the next 12 – 18 months. The project, which is supported through Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partrnership’s Skills Capital Fund, will ensure that the college has first-class, secure and safe onsite accommodation to support students on our advanced engineering, agricultural engineering, horticulture, food manufacturing, block release apprenticeships and associated courses.”