About our new campus
Our new £66 million state-of-the-art campus spans 4.2 acres of land and is here to serve as many as 15,000 students. Longbridge train station creates an excellent link between the new Bournville College campus and areas further afield such as Redditch, Erdington and Sutton Coldfield.
Our new premises feature excellent learning facilities, including:
Learning Resource Centre
Located at the very heart of the College, this fantastic facility offers over 300 computers with the latest software, thousands of books on all subjects, e-learning materials, journals and magazines, internet access and expert staff to help you with your research, assignments and coursework.
Linking the Learning Resource Centre to the main building is ‘The Street’ the place where everything happens. This is the hub of the college, with a refectory ‘Zest’, Go! Sasa deli bar as well as Starbucks Café. Our contemporary restaurant Urban Flavours offers a more formal dining experience.
Spreading over two floors, our hair and beauty salons feature the latest industry standard equipment where you can enjoy relaxing therapies, makeovers or having your hair styled in the latest fashion.
Urban Flavours is a training restaurant for our catering students. Open to the general public, it provides quality contemporary dining at an affordable price. It has the capacity for 70 people and serves food from around the world. Students are welcome to eat here; they also receive a 10% discount off the menu prices. Student award ceremonies and themed culinary events are regularly held in Urban Flavours.
Our fitness centre Urban Fitness accommodates 70 fitness stations and features a sauna and a steam room too. Monthly membership is £19.95 (discounted rates are available to Bournville students). The extensive sports hall has courts suitable for basketball, netball, badminton and five-a-side football.
The Garage @ Bournville College
The Garage @ Bournville College is a brand new business specialising in car and motorbike servicing, repairs and MOTs. Experienced and friendly mechanics working at The Garage are able to provide expert service and advice, whatever your needs. The Garage also offers a unique opportunity for our students of motor vehicle maintenance to learn and practice their skills, under close supervision of staff working in The Garage.
Browse through this book to find out more about our history: