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Facilities at Hugh Baird College

With industry-specific workshops, specialist learning spaces and on-campus cafés, salons, a gym and florist, state-of-the-art facilities are an essential part of your experience with us.

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L20 Flowers

Our L20 Flowers outlet is open to the public and acts as a commercial environment for our Floral Design students to experience a real-life working florist shop.

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L20 The Salon

L20 The Salon is a contemporary and vibrant salon which operates as a commercial business. It’s open to the public and has a team of award-winning stylists assembled from the best in the region.

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L20 Restaurant

The award-winning L20 Restaurant is the training restaurant for our L20 Hotel School students. It is open to the public for lunch and dinner and is a popular dining destination with outstanding Trip Advisor reviews and many guests return week after week.

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L20 The Salon Academy

L20 The Salon Academy is ran by our Hairdressing, Beauty & Media Make Up students. Open to the public, the salon offers a range of treatments and services at a discounted price.

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Lifestyle Fitness Gym

Our state-of-the-art Lifestyle Fitness Gym provides you with facilities and activities to keep you fit.

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Hospitality & Visitor Economy Career College

In September 2014, we opened the UK’s first Hospitality and Visitor Economy Career College for 14-19 year olds, in partnership with the Career College Trust.

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Our cavernous atrium space is at the heart of the Sixth Form Centre at South Sefton Campus. It houses our student communal area, eating outlet and a space for performances.

Sports Centre

The Sports Centre at South Sefton Campus includes a full size, multi-use sports hall and flood-lit sports field.

Dance Studio

The Dance Studio replicates the type of facilitiy used in the performing arts industry, with a sprung floor and mirrored walls as well as a modern rehearsal studio.

Science Laboratories

We have laboratories for each area of science, with state-of-the-art, university-standard apparatus for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Applied Science.

Outdoor Spaces

Thornton College has safe and secure extensive grounds surrounding the building which include; an allotment area, sports facilities and relaxation area.

Independent Living Space

We have a small apartment which helps our students learn the skills to live as independently as possible.

Social Area

Our social area is at the heart of Thornton College. It includes a spacious canteen and a performance space.

Health Training Hub

The Health Training Hub is based at our Healthcare Campus and is where our health, social care, nursing and mental health courses are delivered.

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Life Rooms

Life Rooms, operated by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, offer a range of life opportunities for students, carers and the community; challenging stigma and promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.

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