Warrington UTC postpones opening date

THE launch of a planned university technical college (UTC) in Warrington has been pushed back by a year.

The college, which will be run by the University of Chester and focus on nuclear and energy engineering for 14 to 18-year-olds, will occupy a vacant site owned by the council opposite Central Station.

The university said it will now open the facility, which will be part of the planned Stadium Quarter, in September 2016 which will avoid the need for temporary accommodation.

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