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A brief history of developments during this period by Susan Daniels
1979-89. Bretton hall college of Higher Education Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
1981-93 building programme : Victor pasmore studio, estate house complex converted fir sculpture and ceramics, bungalow converted to nursery, cellars become art studio, chapel restored, Ezra taylor converted from day centre to general space, netball and tennis courts become car parks, dam head spillway restored , Batley centre built (NAEA), camelbacks house restored
1988 HE incorporation act
1/489 new form of governance : incorporation Principal also becomes chief executive and vice principals replaced by directors
Bretton hall including 200 acres, lakes, woods, equipment
Schools who had bought into using lakes cease to do so