Halifax College :: Shared Description

Halifax as a college came into existence in 2003 becoming the eighth college at the University of York. The college is named after the 1st Earl of Halifax. The college consists of 8 courts of accommodation, five which had previously formed Halifax Court, before the colleges existence (Ingram, Irvin, Lindley, Wood and Younger). A sixth existing court named St. Lawrence had provided the post-graduate accommodation until the reopening of Wentworth College as the post-graduate college in 2001 completed the existing buildings. Two new courts were built and named Ainsty and Hickleton as part of the University Partnership Programme.
The college also has a reception and administration building, a bar (formerly called JJ's, which also used to serve (and deliver) pizza), and a Nisa (formerly Costcutter) mini supermarket. The college has no academic departments associated with it. The college sits to the south of Heslington Lane/Main Street and lies alongside 22 acres (the university sports fields) and Heslington Village. Whilst this is part of Heslington West campus, it is a lot more detached from the main campus than the other west campus colleges, and is also bordered on its north and west sides by private accommodation.
by DS Pugh
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SE6250 : Path beside the allotments by DS Pugh
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SE6249 : JJ's and Younger Court by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Wood Court Houses G, H and I by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Path beside Ingram and Irwin by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Garrowby Way by DS Pugh
SE6249 : St. Laurence Court by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Irwin Court bike shed by DS Pugh
SE6250 : St. Laurence Court houses by DS Pugh
SE6249 : St. Lawrence Court I & J by DS Pugh
SE6250 : Path to the footpath by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Ingram Court by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Halifax College Laundrette by DS Pugh
SE6249 : St. Lawrence Court by DS Pugh
SE6250 : Blossom in St. Lawrence Court by DS Pugh
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SE6250 : Turners Croft by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Lindley Court by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Halifax college reception by DS Pugh
SE6250 : Staff allotments by DS Pugh
SE6250 : House A and path by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Hickleton Court by DS Pugh
SE6249 : Nisa Local by DS Pugh

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Created: Sat, 19 Mar 2011, Updated: Sat, 21 Mar 2015

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