Gateshead College

College & Education

Europe, United Kingdom, North East England

Gateshead College is a further education college in the town of Gateshead, England. Established on November 15, 1955 at Durham Road in Low Fell, Gateshead, the original campus was closed as part of a planned move in January 2008. The college moved into a £39 million new main site located at the Baltic Quayside in Gateshead. Also opened during the move was an academy for sport based at Gateshead International Stadium and a skills academy for automotive, manufacturing, engineering and logistics. A skills academy for construction opened in summer 2008. The college has recently been given an outstanding Ofsted report, with grade 1 ratings in all six areas. It is now ranked among the top 20 in the country. Gateshead College offers numerous facilities, including a spa, a gym, a bistro and a theatre.