Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Future unclear for medieval building in Whitley

An historic city building faces an uncertain future because of cuts to the City College’s budget. The 14th century Charterhouse building in Whitley, a former monastery which became home to Charterhouse Training, is owned by City College Coventry.

But a £1million axe to the college’s budget as part of nationwide cuts to the further education sector meant college bosses were forced to review the entire estate to make cuts.

As part of the review the Charterhouse Training facility has now been moved from the London Road building to the multi-million pound Swanswell Centre in Hillfields. Seven full-time staff, four trainers and three administrators, have also been relocated.

Click here to read this article from the Coventry Telegraph