The School of Building is one of the north west’s top centres for construction training.
The Manchester School of Building is close to Openshaw Campus.
The centre has excellent facilities for training in:
Other facilities at the centre include:
Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Sportcity and the City of Manchester Stadium are close to the campus. Sportcity has a number of sports venues and fitness and sports facilities for the public. There is a 14-screen cinema five minutes away by car or 25 minutes on foot.
Gorton Monastery, behind Openshaw Campus, was named one of the most endangered sites in the world in 1997, alongside Pompeii, Taj Mahal and Valley of the Kings. It was nicknamed ‘Manchester’s Taj Mahal’ and has now been restored.
C20, 219, 220, 221, 53, 203, 216, 201, 188, 205, 206.
Velopark and Etihad Campus Stations are about 20 minutes' walk from the campus.
Ashburys train station is 10 minutes’ walk from the School.
Students can park at the nearby Openshaw Campus or on the street near the site, if spaces are available. Please don't park in the private carparks belonging to the industrial units near the School.
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-9.00pm
Detailed information about the accessibility of the college's sites and facilities is provided by DisabledGo, an organisation that specialises in producing online access guides to venues.