Openshaw Campus

Openshaw Campus is a welcoming centre, offering courses for school leavers, adults, university-level students and professionals. Subject areas that can be studied at this campus are automotive, business, computing, construction, creative and digital media, design and visual arts, engineering, childcare studies, health, care and well being, hospitality and catering.

Many of the facilities at Openshaw are open to the community, including a salon, restaurant and fitness centre. Openshaw is a vibrant, modern campus, designed to be a supportive learning and social environment.

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  • Openshaw Campus
    Ashton Old Road
    M11 2WH

  • Monday: 8.30am-6.15pm

    Tuesday: 8.30am-6.15pm

    Wednesday: 8.30am-6.15pm

    Thursday: 8.30am-6.15pm

    Friday: 8.00am-4pm

  • Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Openshaw Campus is built at the heart of the community with an open plan design and attractive green space and water features. Sportcity and the City of Manchester Stadium are close to the campus. Sportcity has a number of sports venues and fitness and sports facilities for the public. There is a 14-screen cinema five minutes away by car or 25 minutes on foot.

    Did you know?

    Gorton Monastery, behind Openshaw Campus, was named one of the most endangered sites in the world in 1997, alongside Pompeii, Taj Mahal and Valley of the Kings. It was nicknamed ‘Manchester’s Taj Mahal’ and has now been restored.

  • Bus routes to Openshaw include:
    C20, 219, 220, 221 53, 203, 216, 201, 188, 205, 206.

    Velopark and Etihad Campus Stations are about 20 minutes' walk from the campus.

    Ashburys train station is 10 minutes’ walk from the campus.

  • Bike parking
    The Openshaw Campus has a bike cage near the Tower car park.

    Car parking
    Parking is available at the campus.