Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building Opens

2nd October 2014

The Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building (designed by Sheppard Robson) was officially opened on Wednesday by Cllr Sir Richard Leese in front of 200 invited stakeholders.

This is the first flagship building for the Birley Campus and comprises the Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care and the Institute of Education, providing 6,500 students, researchers and lecturers with a modern teaching and learning environment.

John Brooks, vice-chancellor of MMU, said: "This is a massive investment in Hulme not only in its physical environment but via many, many university projects with the community which aim to improve health and wellbeing, raise educational aspiration and attainment and empower people at the grass-roots.”

The opening has been featured on the 'Place North West,' website, you can read the article here

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