File: Broomcroft Hall

Scope and Content

Broomcroft Hall was the former residence of Lord (Ernest) Simon of Wythenshawe and his wife, Lady (Shena) Simon, located in Didsbury, south Manchester. In the 1940s Simon expressed his intention to leave his residence in trust for the University's use after his death. Following Lord Simon's death in 1960, the Hall became a residence for Simon Research Fellows and other visiting scholars. It is now the official residence of the University's President and Vice-Chancellor. amendments to the Trust following Lady Simon's death.

Former reference: 1201

Related Material

See also VCA/7/600, and the Minutes of the Broomcroft Hall Committee, (USC/57).