URN: 130633Address: Channelside, Bessemer Way, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PJ
On 1 August 2016, Furness College and Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College merged and kept the Furness College name. Only reports published after 1 August 2016 are for the merged college.
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About Furness College
- Type: General Further Education and Tertiary
- Boarding: Unknown
- Religious character: Does Not Apply
- Local authority: Cumbria
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- Address: Channelside, Bessemer Way, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PJ
- Region: North West
Contact details and general enquiries
- Principal: Professor Andrew Wren
- Website: http://www.furness.ac.uk
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