Seale-Hayne College, Newton Abbot, has be sold to the Ivbridge-based Dame Hannah Rogers Trust, Plymouth University has confirmed.
The trust cares for young people with physical and learning disabilities, and won’t be closing its Ivybridge site, despite acquiring the 385-acre former agricultural college that is Seale-Hayne.
The educational heritage of Seale-Hayne will continue with Dame Hannah Rogers Trust, Bronwen Hewitt, its chief executive told thisisplymouth: “”We’ll be creating a vibrant space which will have a variety of activities, encompassing an arts centre, assistive technology unit, training and conference centre, music facilities, day and outreach services, small farm and shops.
“The estate will also be used to provide short breaks and holidays for disabled children.”
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