Openshaw Campus is a welcoming centre, offering courses for school leavers, adults, university-level students and professionals. Many of the facilities at Openshaw are open to the community, including a public library, salon, restaurant and fitness centre. Openshaw is a vibrant, modern campus, designed to be a supportive learning and social environment.
Facilities at Openshaw Campus include:
Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Openshaw Campus is built at the heart of the community with an open plan design and attractive green space and water features. 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.
There are no Metrolink stations near the campus at the moment, but a new line is under construction in the area.
Ashburys train station is 10 minutes’ walk from the campus.
The Openshaw Campus has a bike cage near the Tower car park.
Parking is available at the campus.
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-9.00pm
Reception open: 8.15am-7.30pm
Reception open: 8.15am-5.00pm
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.