Berkshire College of Agriculture

Berkshire College of Agriculture is a further education agricultural college at Hall Place in Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire. It was founded in 1949, as the Berkshire Institute of Agriculture.[1]

Berkshire College of Agriculture
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Hall Place, Berkshire College of Agriculture
TypeFurther education
Established1949
Interim PrincipalAnne Entwistle
Location
51°31′48″N 0°48′00″W / 51.530°N 0.800°W / 51.530; -0.800Coordinates: 51°31′48″N 0°48′00″W / 51.530°N 0.800°W / 51.530; -0.800
Websitehttp://www.bca.ac.uk/

CoursesEdit

The college was built to provide a training centre for agricultural workers. It has expanded to offer work with animals and construction.[2] The college is located on 450 acres (180 ha) of farm land, with residential accommodation for over 70 students.[2]

Principals:

2013: Gillian May

Catchment areaEdit

As this is a further education college, there is no legal catchment area, but its rural location causes an extensive bus service to be run to many towns and villages including Amersham, Beaconsfield, Bushey, Bracknell, Camberley, The Chalfonts, Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, Henley, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Reading, Rickmansworth, Slough, Thame, Uxbridge, Wallingford, Windsor, Watford and Wokingham.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The History of Hall Place". bca.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 2 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-09.
  2. ^ a b "Full-time courses". bca.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 3 August 2008. Retrieved 9 March 2008.

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