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New halls of residence for Rose Bruford College theatre students in Sidcup officially opened

PUBLISHED: 12:52 24 September 2015 | UPDATED: 12:52 24 September 2015

The official opening of Rose Bruford College's Christopher Court in Sidcup

The official opening of Rose Bruford College's Christopher Court in Sidcup

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The opening signals a new era of growth and development for the Station Road area - says college

A new halls of residence for theatre students has been officially opened in Sidcup.

Christopher Court in Station Road will be home to 168 Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance students.

Among those at the opening ceremony were the Mayor of Bexley, Sybil Camsey, MP James Brokenshire, Bexley council leader Teresa O’Neill as well as local councillors, college governors and representatives from local community organisations.

College principal Professor Michael Earley said: “The opening of Christopher Court signals a new era of growth and development, not only for the college but also the Station Road area of Sidcup.

“With 168 rooms being occupied throughout the year and conferencing facilities being completed later on this autumn, it provides a new and sustained client base for our local businesses.”

The event also included the unveiling of a mural by photographer Michael O’Reilly dedicated to outgoing chairman of governors, Rodney Gent.

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