VIDEO: Thurrock's £45million town centre South Essex College is all set for a new era.

Angela O'Donoghue, (centre) the college's principal and chief executive and her deputy Anthony McGarel (right) received the symbolic key from Steve Arthrell (left), the project director for the campus construction firm Skanska.

Angela O'Donoghue, (centre) the college's principal and chief executive and her deputy Anthony McGarel (right) received the symbolic key from Steve Arthrell (left), the project director for the campus construction firm Skanska.

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THURROCK'S South Essex College campus was officially launched last Friday - and the college's boss can not wait for a new era to begin.

The £45million new base, which was seven years in the making, will start welcoming 1,000-plus students from September.

Angela O'Donoghue, the college's principal and chief executive and her deputy Anthony McGarel received the symbolic key from Steve Arthrell, the project director for the campus construction firm Skanska.

Mrs O'Donoghue spoke with said it was a momentous day for the borough and the college.

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7:49am Sat 12 Jul 14

sesibollox says...

Shame they cant find a use for the Southend college building.
Shame they cant find a use for the Southend college building. sesibollox
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11:31pm Sat 12 Jul 14

ThurrockResident says...

Why all the concrete? What happened to environmental concerns?
Why all the concrete? What happened to environmental concerns? ThurrockResident
  • Score: 6

12:50pm Sun 13 Jul 14

Mick P says...

Used to have bad traffic jams in grays ,from September we'll have total grid lock ! well done thurrock council for yet another one of your great schemes,that,and your wonderful one way system in grays will provide endless entertainment
Used to have bad traffic jams in grays ,from September we'll have total grid lock ! well done thurrock council for yet another one of your great schemes,that,and your wonderful one way system in grays will provide endless entertainment Mick P
  • Score: 5

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