Building Expansion: 1961 to 1964
In 1958 the government began planning for an ambitious expansion programme for Teacher Training Colleges. At Bretton, the West Riding County Council committed itself to a programme which would allow the number of students to be increased from 155 to 300.
The required new buildings at Bretton were completed during the period 1961-63.
The new accommodation included:
The total cost was to be between £350,000 and £400,000.
The student accommodation hostels were occupied for the first time at the start of the autumn term in 1962
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