Leeds Thomas Danby

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Leeds Thomas Danby (formerly Thomas Danby College) was a further education college in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England offering courses for 16- to 18-year-olds and adults. The college was named after the first Mayor of Leeds, Captain Thomas Danby of Farnley. On 1 April 2009, Leeds Thomas Danby merged with Park Lane College and the Leeds College of Technology to form the new Leeds City College.

Leeds Thomas Danby
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Leeds Thomas Danby building
TypeFurther Education College
Active1970–September 2013
(moved to the Printworks Campus)
Location, ,
Coordinates: 53°48′34″N 1°31′56″W / 53.809325°N 1.532115°W / 53.809325; -1.532115

The Leeds Thomas Danby site, on Roundhay Road in Leeds, was known as the Thomas Danby Campus of the new college. The site was closed in September 2013[1] due to serious concerns regarding asbestos.[citation needed]

Leeds City College's new Printworks Campus, in Hunslet Road, opened in September 2013 to replace the Thomas Danby Campus.[2][3]

It was demolished in 2018 and the plot is now used for commercial purposes.[citation needed]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Thomas Danby Campus". Leeds City College. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Leeds college plan gets go-ahead". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Printworks Campus". Leeds City College. Archived from the original on 23 July 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  4. ^ "'Slow, gentle giant' who blew up the No 30 bus and killed 13 others". Yorkshire Evening Post. Retrieved 22 August 2017.

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