Grantham and Stamford MP, Gareth Davies has expressed his delight at the news that Grantham College is to receive £1.5 million from the Getting Building Fund.
The money will be used to refurbish and upgrade existing facilities to create the Grantham College Energy Centre allowing the college to offer construction and engineering courses based around sustainable and low-carbon technologies.
Commenting, Gareth said:
“Following last month’s award of £2.1 million to Stamford College, this latest award brings to total funding for further education in Grantham and Stamford to £3.6 million from the Getting Building Fund
“I have highlighted the value of further education colleges on numerous occasions in the House of Commons and in discussions with Ministerial colleagues. I hope this funding will help prepare the next generation of engineers with vital skills for the future and continuing the town’s proud technical history.”