ADVANCED SKILLS CENTRE & JOINT PUBLIC SERVICE CENTRE FOR TMBC – Joint Public Service Centre opens on Monday 4th March
The second phase of VisionTameside creates a new Advanced Skills Centre for Tameside College alongside a new Joint Service Centre for Tameside Council and partners.
The Joint Public Centre at Tameside One opens on Monday 4th March at 8.30am. Customers will be able to access Tameside Council’s Customer Services, the brand new Ashton Library, Jobcentre Plus, Citizens Advice and Cash Box Credit Union.
Ashton Library is located on the ground floor and Customer Services, Jobcentre Plus, Citizen’s Advice and Cash Box Credit Union are located on the first floor.
The Advanced Skills Centre will be approximately 7,000sq.m in size and provide the latest learning spaces for the College’s commercial offer. The Centre will provide a new and exciting learning and skills centre for students studying a wide range of vocational subjects including: hair and beauty, hospitality and catering, bakery and confectionery, travel and tourism and business skills.
The new Joint Public Service Centre for Tameside Council and partners will be around half the size of the existing council offices and will provide a more cost effective and customer friendly building that will deliver considerable cost savings and provide better access to services for local residents.
The new developments will be located on the site of the current main administration building and will be sensitively designed to sit alongside the prestigious Ashton Town Hall and old Water Board offices which are both listed buildings. Current plans anticipate this phase of work will be completed in 2018.